Gaziantep Castle

Gaziantep Castle, is a castle first built by the Hittite Empire as an observation point and later built into a main castle by the Roman Empire on top of a hill in the center of Gaziantep, Turkey in 2nd and 3rd century AD. It underwent further expansion and renovation under Emperor Justinianus between 527 and 565 AD. The circumference of the round-shaped castle is 1200 meters. The walls are built of stone and the castle consists of 12 towers.

The castle has been renovated numerous times and took its final shape in 2000. Today, the castle is used as the Gaziantep Defence and Heroism Panoramic Museum, and a documentary regarding the defense of the city against the invading French troops after the fall of the Ottoman Empire runs periodically.

The castle was seriously damaged and partially collapsed during the 2023 earthquake.

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Şehr-i Gaziantep
18 November 2013
If you are in Gaziantep at any time but have no interest in the heroes of the Turkish war of independence, still do not miss the castle. you have an amazing view over Gaziantep, the city of veterans.
Jimmy Jimmie
23 November 2014
the several towers were constructed during different historical eras - the north tower by the Romans, west towers were constructed by the Mamluks, the two towers on the sides of the bridge during ...
Jimmy Kaan
12 May 2018
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Özden Inal
22 June 2022
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19 January 2016
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C*N*N KIRBİÇ
4 June 2015
Antep hakkında bilgi sahibi olmak ve eski günleri yaşamak o duyguları hissetmek için gidilmesi gereken ilk yer kapısındaki hediyelik eşya dükkanı uygun fiyatlı ve sahibi tur rehberi gibi çok tatlı ...
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0.1km from Seferpaşa Mahallesi, Kale Altı Çarşısı Sk., 27400 Şahinbey/Gaziantep, Turkey Get directions
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