Kapru Kale

Research campaign 1999

High up in the so-called Amazonian mountains, near the spring of the Thermodon (today Terme Çay), there are the ruins of a fortress which is extremely inaccessible. Like the fortress at Tekkeköy a well-contrived system of rock-cut stairs leads up to the platform, otherwise there is no way to climb up there. Most probably, this very hidden castle represents the last refuge of the Amazons, very alike the Macchu Picchu of the Inca.
stone stairs
The platforms of this very inaccessible fortress can only be climbed up by steep stairs
the upper platform
This is the upper platform where you have a great view over the surrounding countryside
A conspicuous doorway
A big cistern

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