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Alanya Kalesi (Castle)

Alanya, Turkey
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Ranked #3 of 17 Attractions in Alanya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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Cairo, Egypt
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

After a long travel from Antalya finally we got there the top of the castle with a breath taking view of Alanya. It was very hot but we had our water for the kids so they didn't complain much. Highly recommend to go there and see the castle and the perfect view

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Ankara, Turkey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

Loved the look. and impressed with untouched history. They preserved the castle well. They did a good job on presenting it to the visitor. I love Alanya Castle. It shows the power of the civilizations who built and lived there. It's proud of Alanya people. Must seen!

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

the views both during the day and especially at night were amazing. Not much for those younger ones though.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Walked the way from appartment to the castle in the middle of the day, 15 lira entry fee prices for water at the top are up to 5 times dearer than the town

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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

castle is the best view you will get in alanya, the old city up in the high mounten is very nice.. my advice is, take a taxi up and walk down... its very nice..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This is a must if you are in Alanya. The view from here its amazing and breath taking. You can take a bus there for only 2 Lira and its runs every 30 min. Entrance was 15 lira but it is worth it. Don`t forget to bring water and sun block. Its very hot even alte august.

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It was really impressive, we hiked all the way to the top, because along the way there were nice things to see, we went through narrow streets of th village, and the view was spectacular. However, since we tried to avoid daytime heat, we went there about 7 pm and the top castle was closed, but it was our fault... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This was a fun and interesting trip to see the ruins of the castle and learn some of the history. The views are stunning but it was very hot so please take water and sun hats as well as plenty of sun cream.

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Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The castle was well worth a visit but unfortunately our English speaking guide could not speak English very well. From where we were staying We could see the castle from both sides of the mountainous ridge that it is on. The views of the harbour were great so we decided to explore that the next day. There were plenty of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Beautiful view, well worth visiting if you are in Alanya. A place to relax in and take some decent photos (Entry 10TL per person) If you are not a fan of walking (up a massive hill), you might consider taking a taxi for 10TL

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