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.
How to Reach Sinop Fortress Prison
- By hired car
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59.84% of people who visit Sinop include Sinop Fortress Prison in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
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
70% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sinop Fortress Prison