Sinop Fortress Prison

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  • Address: Kaleyazısı, Cumhuriyet Cad., 57000 Sinop Merkez/Sinop, Turkey
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +90-3682616767
  • Ticket Price: 5 TRY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Prison

Revisit the age-old history of Sinop by taking a tour of the Sinop Fortress Prison. It is located inside the Sinop Fortress and is said to be one of the oldest prisons of Turkey. Established in 1887, the prison was built to imprison the most famous criminals of those days. The most unique fact of the prison castle is its structure. It is surrounded by sea on three sides. It also had a juvenile prison. History says that the prison used to be guarded by 300 guards, giant gorillas and sometimes dragons as well. True or not, but the structure that has remained till today do deserve a visit. Later on, in 1997 the prison was closed down and it is now used as a museum.

Take a tour inside the prison to learn the history, hidden behind the thick high walls of the prison.

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  • Sinop Fortress Prison Address: Kaleyazısı, Cumhuriyet Cad., 57000 Sinop Merkez/Sinop, Turkey
  • Sinop Fortress Prison Contact Number: +90-3682616767
  • Sinop Fortress Prison Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Sinop Fortress Prison Price: 5 TRY
  • Best time to visit Sinop Fortress Prison(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Sinop Fortress Prison: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 59.84% of people who visit Sinop include Sinop Fortress Prison in their plan

  • 35.48% of people start their Sinop Fortress Prison visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Sinop Fortress Prison

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

70% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sinop Fortress Prison

People normally club together Balatlar Church and Sinop Archaeology Museum while planning their visit to Sinop Fortress Prison.

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