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Fortresses - Hisarlar

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I here group the three fortresses, two to defend the city, one that were mainly used (and built) for its conquest. I add the castle that one can visit at the edge of the Bosporus, guarding entrance to the Black Sea.
Rumeli Hisarı fortress at the Bosporus
Rumeli Hisarı fortress at the Bosporus
Anadolu Hisarı
Anadolu Hisarı
Yedikule (Seven Towers) fortress
Yedikule (Seven Towers) fortress
Yoros Castle
Yoros Castle