Category:Anadolu Hisarı

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English: Anadoluhisarı is a fortress located in Istanbul, Turkey on the Anatolian (Asian) side of the Bosporus, which also gives its name to the quarter around it. It was built between 1393 and 1394 by the Ottoman sultan Bayezid I "The Thunderbolt" as part of his preparations for the Second Ottoman Siege of Constantinople, which took place in 1395.
fortress in Istanbul, Turkey
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Instance of fortification,
tourist attraction,
LocationBeykoz, Istanbul Province, Turkey
Founded by
  • 1393 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)
  • 25 ±1 metre
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41° 04′ 54.84″ N, 29° 04′ 00.84″ E

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