A Byzantian Fortress; Yoğurtçu Fortress

A typical Byzantian fortress was built in Western Anatolia (today’s Manisa province) in order to stop Turkish attacks to Byzantine Empire. It was built around 11th and 12th century. It is a model of Byzantine fortress architecture.

It provides valuable information on East Roman military engineering. Also it was used by Turks. It is just a touristic field at present. It needs to be fixed and designed as original.

Turkish landscape hides the historical military secrets. It is one of them.

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