The Castle Of Amasra


The Castle Of Amasra was built during the Roman period.The walls of the castle were built by the Byzantines.The front walls and the gates were built by the Genoese in the 14 th and 15 th centuries to guarantee the defence.The city walls sorround the Boztepe and Zindan districts which together form two island masses.

The two islands where then joined by the Kemere bridge,built during the Roman period.The city walls wew made of large stone blocks.They wew reinforced with turrets, arranged in square formations.The castle of Amasra is an important relic that the Middle Ages.

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