Rumeli Hisari | Turkey

Rumeli Hisari Map And Location

Information About Rumeli Hisari

Rumeli Hisarı, or Boğazkesen, was built by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror in the narrowest part of the Bosporus in front of the Anatolian Fortress on the Anatolian side in order to prevent attacks from the northern part of the Bosporus before conquest during the preparations for the conquest of Istanbul. Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror, he wanted the plan to be in the form of words.

It is built on the narrowest and driest part of the 600-meter stretch of the Bosphorus. The three large towers of the fortress, completed in 90 days, have the world's largest fortress bastions.