Ottoman 15th Century Rumelihisari ( Rumeli Fortress ) . Built In In 1452 In Prep ...
Stockphoto ID: 3558216
File name: DSC03065_BosphorusCruise (Copy).jpg
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Source: photographer Based in: Australia
Description: Ottoman 15th century Rumelihisari ( Rumeli Fortress ) . Built in in 1452 in preparation for the final attack on Constantinople , which led to the downfall of the Byzantine Empire . The fortress is located at the narrowest section of the Bosphorus Strait ( about 600 meters 1970 feet ) . Looking to the European side from a Bosphorus cruise boat , Istanbul , Turkey , Europe , Asia Minor .