The westernmost tip of the Asia continent.The castle, which gives the village its name, is made in the form of a square and has 4 bastions. From the castle you can see the whole Babakale Village and its port from the hill. The vast view of the side overlooking the Aegean is really deserve to see.
It is the last fortress built by the Ottoman Empire.
The purpose of the construction of the fortress is to protect the village people from the attacks of Frankish pirates.
Prisoners gathered and brought from various parts of the country built the fortress.
After the completion of the fortress, the prisoners were released and regained their freedom.
It is an important port for the Ottoman Navy, from which they receive water and provisions.
There are several houses and mosques inside the castle, of which only the foundations remain at the moment.
According to sources, the date of construction is 1725.
Egeos Butik Hotel Ayvacık Koyunevi Köyü Sokakağzı Mevkii No: 1 Assos / Çanakkale / TURKEY