Sebeterias castle, which is thought to belong to the Urartian Period, in the Genc district of Bingol. In the Genc district of Bingol, a sounding excavation has begun to reveal the historical texture in the Sebeterias Castle, which is thought to belong to the Urartian Period. A sounding excavation was started in order to reveal the historical texture in the castle. The ruins of the historical castle, which was registered as a 1st degree ruin site by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, are located on the banks of the Murat River. Sounding excavation was started in the castle, which is thought to have been used in the Middle Ages, with the support of the Governorship, Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism, Bingol University and Bingol and Genc municipalities under the presidency of the Elazig Museum Directorate. . Provincial Culture and Tourism Director Selahattin Yazar told reporters that since a museum has not been established in Bingol yet, services are being carried out in this direction at the Elazig Museum.
We started this work with the support and contributions of the Governor’s Office, the Provincial Directorate of Culture and Tourism, Bingol University, Elazig Museum, Bingol Municipality and Young Municipality. After the necessary determinations are made to start the excavation here, the real work will begin.”