Cimenlik Castle in Turkey

 

Date : 29.03.2019 17:17:56

The Cimenlik Castle is located in Canakkale. Cimenlik Castle is very beautiful destination in Turkey.

Cimenlik Castle, also known as Kale-i Sultaniye, was build in the 15th century on the orders of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror. At the same time, Kilitbahir Fortress was erected on the European shore of the strait.

The outer walls of the fortress make up a roughly rectangular shape with the sides 100 m. and 150 m. long. The height of the external walls is 11 m., with a thickness 5 to 7 m. Inside these walls, there is a courtyard, where the inner fortress stands. It is also rectangular, with the sides measuring 44 and 29 m. Its walls have a height of 25 m. and are 9.5 m. thick. The interior of the fortress has three floors, of which only the lowest one was built of stone and the other two of wood.

If your path falls to Turkey, don't forget to add Cimenlik Castle to your list of places to see.

Category : Castles in Turkey

Cimenlik Castle

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