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Close up view of upper wall from Consul's Tower past Georgievski to upper unnamed Towers, opposite from view # 37. The entrance door is in the Georgievski tower. This side of the wall is inside the medieval town, but it was designed to be defended from the other side - the narrow space between wall and cliff - as a line of last resort. It served the purpose in 1475 when the Turkish artillery made short work of the lower defensive walls. But ultimately it too fell and the last defenders escaped by sliding down ropes to the waiting ships.


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