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Satan Castle History and Legend

Devil's Castle is an old castle located in Yıldırımtepe village of Çıldır district of Ardahan province. This castle in the historical Erusheti region is referred to as "Kacistsihe" (Devil's Castle) in Georgian sources and the Ottomans captured the region. [...]

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About the Fluted Minaret

Yivli Minaret (Antalya Great Mosque) is one of the first Islamic structures in Antalya. It is a 13th century Seljuk work. Its architectural base is made of cut stone. The body part is made of brick and turquoise colored tiles. It has 8 grooves. Minaret [...]

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About Ephesus Ancient City

Ephesus (Ancient Greek: Ἔφεσος Ephesos) was an ancient Greek city on the western coast of Anatolia, within the borders of the Selçuk district of today's Izmir province, later an important Roman city. In the classical Greek period [...]

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About Ankara Castle History and Architecture

Ankara Castle is a historical castle located in Altındağ district of Ankara. What zamAlthough it is not known exactly when it was built, it is known that the castle existed at the beginning of the 2nd century BC when the Galatians settled in Ankara. Romans, Byzantines, [...]