Strict Standards: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/allburga/public_html/greencorridors.burgas.bg/system/lib/uri.php on line 41

Strict Standards: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/allburga/public_html/greencorridors.burgas.bg/system/lib/load.php on line 69

Strict Standards: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/allburga/public_html/greencorridors.burgas.bg/system/lib/load.php on line 69

Strict Standards: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/allburga/public_html/greencorridors.burgas.bg/system/lib/load.php on line 69

Strict Standards: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/allburga/public_html/greencorridors.burgas.bg/system/lib/load.php on line 69
Green Corridors - PINARHİSAR CASTLE

PINARHİSAR CASTLE

The castle is 1 Km away from the Pınarhisar town center.

PINARHİSAR CASTLE

History

The exact date of construction of the castle is not known. But, it is predicted that it was built during the 5th century by Byzantine Empire. According to the informations, a famous knight of Byzantine Empire named as “Demetriades The Cosmos” had started the construction of the castle. It was built as an outpost of the  Byzantine Empire.

Preservation

“General Directorate of Foundations” “Vakıflar Genel Müdürlüğü” is responsinle for the preservation of the area.

Area Descriptions

Today, the remains of the two majestic towers and the rectangular headquarter can be seen. In various parts of Pınarhisar, the remains of the walls of the castle are found and the remains of the south side tower are detected  just below the ruins of the city. One can see groundwork of three bastions and ruins of the walls in the town. Round-shaped bastions are supported with hackings with one meter spaces. Face stone can be seen too. It was constructed with filled rubble wall. During the excavations at the site, some types of cruses have also been found.

Related routes

Project: Green corridors - promotion of natural, cultural and historical heritage in the region of Burgas and Kirklareli. Grant Contract №РД-02-29-173/01.07.2011.

This website has been prepared with the assistance of the European Union through the program IPA CBC Bulgaria - Turkey. The content of the publications are the sole responsibility of the Municipality and in no way reflect the views of the European Union or the managing authority of the program.
Dissemination of its content for commercial purposes is punishable under copyright law.