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Anadolu Hisarı en sevimli hisarımız bana kalırsa.
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Built in 1395 by Yıldırım Bayezid in his preparations for the 2nd siege of Istanbul (which could only be achieved later in 1453 by Mehmet the Conqueror)is situated on the Asian bank of Bosphorus. This little castle is located on the narrowest part of Bosphorus; the other bank is only 660 metres away. On the othe r bank stands the much larger Rumeli castle built by Mehmet in 1453.

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  • Copyright: Petek Dalyan (scyntilla) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 136 W: 21 N: 226] (1844)
  • Genre: Luoghi
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2010-05-02
  • Categories: Castelli
  • Camera: CANON EOS 400D
  • Esposizione: f/9.0, 1/200 secondi
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  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2010-06-02 0:32
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