Castle of ancient times; Erzurum Castle

Many historical castles are still standing on Turkish soil. One of them is in Eastern region of Turkey. It is in the border of Erzurum province. It is dated back to Urartu times. It means that it is older than 2500 years. There are two sections in this castle. Inner castle and outer castle are sections of this castle. We know that the inner castle was built by Byzantian Emperor in 5th century AD. There are four gates in the castle.

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