Payas Fortress

Payas Fortress

Payas Fortress

Payas Fortress in Hatay, one of the Turkey’s historic cities on the Mediterranian coast, it is one of the highlights of the tourist attraction located on the coast of İskenderun Bay, which is an important trade centre in region. It is known that its construction was completed in 1571. Payas Fortress, a long route known as the Haji Road, which is important to Muslims, has remained active for many centuries in this context. The castle, which also has a base location for the southern regions for the Ottoman Empire, has subsequent additions to various needs such as mosques and baths as well as its robustness. This detail indicates that the importance of the castle over time is even greater. On the other hand, there is another section within the castle that hand out food to the poor, etc. The castle, which survived by being preserved very well, is among the precious Ottoman architectural structures in Hatay.

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  • cemmelih
    03.11.2022 13:36

    Restorasyon bittimi bilen varmı

  • muratty
    05.07.2022 06:58

    Restorasyon olduğu için kalenin içini gezemedik Şuan görünen yerler bile Çok güzel yanındaki cami ve kulliye de süper.

  • buseats2
    22.09.2022 06:28

    Kale Sokullu mehmet paşa külliyesinin batı tarafında bulunuyor. Ancak sadece giriş kısmına görebiliyorsunuz.

  • pelinakgl
    29.08.2022 07:51

    İçerisinde 1355 yaşında ve halen meyve veren dünyanın ikinci ağacı var (Zeytin ağacı). Burası tarih içinde kervansaray olarak kullanılmış toplanma yeridir. Ağacı kesinlikle görmek gerekiyor


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