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Yedikule Fortress (Seven-Tower Castle) was built in 1458 according to the order of Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror to store the treasury and archives. Later, the Yedikule fortress served as a prison, including for many famous political prisoners, including Ya. I. Bulgakov and P. A. Tolstoy. A mosque was built and a fountain was installed in the inner fortress courtyard. In 1895 Anatolian fortress became a museum and still is.
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Topic: Yedikule Fortress in Turkey, Istanbul resort.