Rumeli Fortress

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Cultural-Historical

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Established before the invasion of Constantinople by Sultan Mehmed II, the fortress was intended to help him monitor traffic along the Bosphorus during the Siege of Constantinople in 1453 and discourage assistance from reaching the city.It also had wooden houses for troops, a small mosque and a large cistern, in addition to three main towers and thirteen watchtowers, which supplied water to the fortress by three fountains on the wall.

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