Anadoluhisari is a small castle erected as a watch tower and is approximately 25 meters high, 2 meters thick wall. It is consisting of a keep and its sorrounding wall together with an outer wall guarded by three towers but outer wall partly demolished. There is a masjid in the fortress. The castle is the oldest Turkish architectural structure built in Istanbul.
The castle was restored in 1991 – 1993 by Turkish Ministry of Culture. Today, the castle with the old wooden houses leaning to its walls and its surroundings have a picturesque view. From the streets that borders the castle can be seen the breathtaking view of Rumelihisari and Bosphorus. Anadolu Hisari is an open air museum but only outer walls can be visited today.
Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, spanning Bosphorus is located just on the north of the Anatolian castle and Goksu creek on the south.
Anatolian Fortress on Google Maps