Mersin Maiden Castle
Maiden Castle has been an important settlement area which has been dominated by Selevcans, Romans, Byzantines, Seljuks, Armenians, French (Kingdom of Cyprus), Karamans and Ottomans in history. It was built in 4th century BC. The famous historian, Herodotus claimed that this city was established by a Cypriot prince named Georges. During the Byzantine era, the surrounding city walls were built against the Arab attacks.