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I am not sure how many people take effort to visit this place. Far from the downtown, Rumeli Hissari Fortress is a must visit place. With a piece of Ottoman history that shows their valor and passion. Build in record time with least number of...More
Captivating old fortress built during the Byzantine era at the narrowest point of the Bosphorus river so that traffic could be controlled and the city could be cut off. Seen on a Bosphorus cruise it stands out for quite some time and is amazing to...More
This stronghold is spectacular and should not stand last on your list for your next trip to Istanbul. I really enjoyed climbing up to its ramparts, down to the dungeon, over to the amphitheatre. A lot of cats might be your companions. There were not...More
Had a visit to the rumeli fortress while on a full day Bosphorus river cruise
I wish this fortress was better kept
Unfortunately this place has not been kept up very well
Could do a much better job taking Care of this facility and much...More
Built in just 4 months by Sultan Mehmet Fatih with the aim of blockading the Bosphorus, the castle played a pivotal role in the fall of Constantinople. Entrance included in the Museum card but is best viewed from the sea as there is not much...More
My husband and I visited here a few weeks ago during our stay in Istanbul. We really enjoyed the surrounding area and views of the Bosphorus.
However, we were pretty disappointed in Rumelihisari. There was very little to see once you enter - not much...More
Rumeli fortress is on the Istanbul museum pass. A little bit out of the way (compared to most of the other attractions). However, the Rumeli fortress has an enviable position on the waters edge and offers stunning views up and down the coast. A thoroughly...More