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Ankara june 2011 6775.jpg

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The recently restored walls of the inner citadel, leading up to the ‘Şark Kale’ (= Eastern Castle), a massive bastion at the junction of the inner and outer citadel. Originally a Byzantine construction, 9th century.
The minaret belongs to the Allaeddin Mosque, founded in the 12th century.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen
Source: ‘Guides Bleus: Turquie’ – Edition 1986.

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