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Dick Osseman | all galleries >> Çanakkale pictures - Turkey > 036-Çanakkale Kilitbahir fortress
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036-Çanakkale Kilitbahir fortress
10-DEC-2004

036-Çanakkale Kilitbahir fortress

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The fortress opposite Çanakkale, in Kilit Bahir, looks very nice from almost any angle, this is from straight ahead at the Çanakkale side. Zoomed out a bit the small village surrounding it becomes visible. Nice place to go and drink a glass of tea near the old harbour, or start a hike in the hills behind it.

Klit Bahir (Lock on the Sea) was built in 1452 under Mehmet the Conqueror (as was the fortress on the other side). I use the name indiscriminately for the fortress and the village, maybe mistakenly.

Nikon D70
1/400s f/8.0 at 220.0mm full exif

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