Posted on 05 February 2018
Rumeli Feneri, aka Türkeli Feneri, a historical lighthouse still in use, is located on the European side of Bosphorus’ Black Sea entrance in Istanbul, Turkey. Rumeli is the former name for the Turkish lands in Europe. It is across from the Anadolu Feneri lighthouse, which is on the Asian side of the strait at a distance of 2 nmi . In Greek myth of Jason and the Golden Fleece, the two islets these lighthouses were built were called the Symplegades.