Rumkale, Halfeti, and the black rose

Home to many civilizations throughout history, Rumkale is on the 13 most magnificent fortresses in Turkey list of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Rumkale Rumkale, meaning Roman Castle, was a powerful fortress on the river Euphrates, 50 km west of Şanlıurfa. Located between Turkey’s southeastern cities of Gaziantep and Şanlıurfa, Rumkale bears the traces of Urartian, […]