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Two fortresses were built by the Genoese who rented the town from Byzantium, one overlooking the main harbour, one a crumbled ruin on the promontory. A small, prize-winning museum has Roman and Byzantine statuary. The Fatih Mosque and small Kilise Mescidi are founded on Byzantine churches.
Amasra is 470 miles from Istanbul, 315 miles from Ankara. Buses run from Istanbul and Ankara to Bartin; where there are dolmuş.