Forts - Asian Shore

Kumkale Tabyası (Fort No. 6)


2 x 280 mm L/22 guns, 2 x 260 mm L/22 guns, 2 x 240 mm L/22 guns, 1 x 210 mm L/22 gun, 1 x 150 mm L/26 gun

Fort Kumkale in 1880's, shortly after it was constructed. (Yetkin İşcen's collection)

Fort Kumkale being still a military zone. Photograph taken from Fort Orhaniye (Fort No. 4) in 2008. Gallipoli Peninsula can be seen in the background.

(Photo: Piotr Nykiel)

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