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What makes this place special is the amazing location , and the history behind the fortress .
The fortress was built in 3-4 months only !!! By Muhammed Al Fateh , he even shared his soldiers building the fortress to share them up .
Rumelli fortress and its walls were built before the seige of constantinople in mid fifteenth century.Coming from ataturk airport towards the old istanbul city the fortress walls are clearly visible on the left and the beautiful bosphorus strait on the right.
Stunning view of Bosphorus with many vessels passing by. Although it is forbidden to climb the towers, it is still worthy to explore the park. Sitting down in a bench, enjoying the panoramic view with warm sun shines, accompanied by friendly cats: lovely.
This fortress was built by Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror as part of his strategy to conquer Constantinople. It's located at the point where the Bosphorus Strait is at its narrowest and was a very important post to control the access to the Sea of Marmara...More
Lovely view of the bridge on a lovely day from the benches on the top. I walked along the waterfront where there are many restaurants and fishermen, and then headed up where entrance was included in the museum pass. It was nice on a relaxing...More