Babakale Castle is 106 km (65 mile) far to Çanakkale centurum. By issuing a ferman (Sultan’s decree) Sultan Ahmet III had announced that prisoners from the four corners of the country would be freed if they agreed to work in Bababurnu.
The prisoners, by working flat out, finished the castle. For the public fountain they had to carry water from five kilometers awat by pipelines.

Open daily between 08:00-17:00

Address: Babakale, Ayvacık – Çanakkale
Admission: Free

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