Rumeli Hisarı or Rumelian Castle.

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Today i have visited first time Rumelian Castle. It is realy unbelievieble beautiful place from where you are able to see incredible view to Bosphorus. To visit Rumeli Castle you should take a bus from Taksim squere bus stop buses with numbers: 40,  40 T, 42 T and go out in stop named Rumeli Hisari.  Sure you could feel real spirit of Bizantian period :)

Rumelihisarı (Rumelian Castle) is a fortress located in the Sarıyer district of Istanbul, Turkey, on a hill at the European side of the Bosporus. It gives the name of the quarter around it. It was built by the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II between 1451 and 1452, before he conquered Constantinople. The three great towers were named after three of Mehmed II's viziers, Sadrazam Çandarlı Halil Pasha, who built the big tower next to the gate, Zağanos Pasha, who built the south tower, and Sarıca Pasha, who built the north tower. To read more just visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rumelihisar%C4%B1

 

yheleen says:
i love castles ;)
Posted on: Dec 09, 2009
nurbanu says:
Thankss my dear friend .I walked near many many times but i never visited it before. I dont know why. Well since now i will visit more often :D
Posted on: Nov 28, 2009
artiskicking says:
haha, you are living in Istanbul and visit for the first time Rumelian Castle..so funny..Most tourist has visit it..but here in Holland its the same..do not worrie..Good work of you to explore Istanbul.
Posted on: Nov 28, 2009
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