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This view of the upper - inner- defense wall is from the sea side. The cliff with precipice down to the sea is to the right where the railing is. Here is a local artisan selling his wares to tourists. The comandant's tower is at the center of the photo. When the city was taken the Genoese and their mercenary troops could hold out in this upper defensive work with their backs to the sea. At the final assault by the Turks in 1475 some defenders escaped by going down ropes to ships waiting below.


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