: Tirebolu
: Turkey
: The Pontos, Northeastern Turkey
: 41° 00’ N, 38° 49’ E
: Byzantine

Tirebolu [Grk: Tripoleis] is a harbor fortress of late antique and Byzantine construction with conspicuous round towers.  This site guarded the coastal road between Ünye and Trabzon.


Ref: Pontos, p. 248; Byzantine, pp. 141-142, fig. 27.


No plan was executed.

Additional photos are in the references above.

(Site description written and references compiled by Robert W. Edwards)

: Tripolis, Τριπόλεις

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