Anatolian Fortress
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Anatolian Fortress

Anadolu Fortress (Anatolian Fortress)

 The Kucuksu Pavilion and the fortress are situated by a park on the Asian shores of the Bosphorus. It is quite a small fortress built between 1390 and 1391, before the European Fortress on the opposite shore, by Sultan Bayezid, to control the traffic on the Bosphorus, and as a step in the preparations fort he final seige of Istanbul. A street passes through this picturesque fortress, situated at a strategic location by the sea, next to stream that drains into the Bosphorus. There are old wooden houses resting against the small towers of the fortress.

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The Kanlica district, which comes after the fortress, is famous for its yoghurt and seaside cafes.The Asian tower of the new Faih Bridge is also situated here.

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