Due to the city's strategic importance and violent past the citadel of Erzurum has been rebuilt and repaired many times. However the citadel these days is little more than a shell with practically no interior buildings remaining.
Tags: Anastasius, Byzantine, Defensive Network, Fortifications, Late Antique, Medieval, Ottoman, Roman, Theodosius II, Turkey
The citadel occupies the northeast corner of Diyarbakir's defensive perimeter. The defences consist of a large wall joining the north and east sections of the city wall enclosing an area between the walls in which the fortified citadel mound lies.
Tags: Byzantine, Defensive Network, Fortifications, Medieval, Ottoman, Roman, Turkey