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Kastabala Castle

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Kastabala Castle

About the site


Corridor: Diagonal Road, Via Anatolia
Country: Turkey, Osmaniye
Type: Ancient Site
Epoch: Antiquity
Theme: Antiquity
World Heritage:
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The Kastabala City in Bodrumkale is wonderfully positioned in the boarders of Kesmeburim Village and Bahce Village - 15 kms away from Osmaniye Province. The notable attractions of Kastabala include the remarkable avenue with pillars along with its amphitheatre with a capacity to accommodate 5000 viewers.
The most important ancient remains that could be able to reach today in good condition in Kastabala are the avenue with pillars and its amphitheater with five thousand spectator capacity. Beside those, the other important ruins of the ancient city are two churches, the castle, the Roman bath , the stadium, the necropolis' surrounding all around the city and the ruins of the aqueduct constructed over the Ceyhan river located approximately 5 km north-east of the city. Kastabala is one of the most important promenade areas and touristic places of Osmaniye province.
 

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