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Anadoluhisari Castle

Anadoluhisari is a castle situated in the Bosporus. It's English name is the "Anatolian Castle".

In the year 1393, the castle was built by the Ottoman emperor Bayesid. His main intention in building it was to besiege Constantinople and cut off its supplies coming from the Black Sea.

Years later, another castle was built in the other side of the strait called the "Roumeli Hissar" the intention of the castles was mainly to guard that very important spot known as the Bosporus.

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