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Alanya Kalesi (Castle)

Alanya, Turkey
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Ranked #3 of 15 Attractions in Alanya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural
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baghdad
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

i hired a taxi from the entrance of damlatas cave to the historical castle on the mountain.i was amazed when the driver Mr. ufuk told me that he needs 2 minutes to explain something to me,then he showed me the maps of the location of the castle and he told me if i just up there ,i will pay 6... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Alanya Castle, red tower has fabulous views of the bay and surrounding areas - you have to judge whether the views make the long walk up to the castle worthwhile - the catle is mainly ruins - there are two separate sites which are covered by the cost of a single ticket (15TL) - however the second site is another... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Lovely views and history of city nice walks popular area for tourists lots of steps and walking excellent view s of coastline and perfect place for photographs

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

You can use bus or taxi or rental car to get right to the top, but walking along old walls and Red Tower is more rewarding. At the top you can read a little bit about history of castle, but if you are enthusiast better find something more on the net beforehand. You can take impressive photos from the castle.... More 

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Amazing views of alanya... Definately worth a visit! Go at night for spectacular views Need a car to get up there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A bus or taxi is available from the base of the mountain but you'll miss so much, the castle walls are extensive, the views wonderful, and of course the roadside cafes. Stroll up, it's not too taxing. or if you are wary get the bus up and stroll down. Be wary of 'Helpful friendly' locals who insist they so you... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

To reach the castle you can walk from the Red Tower area, quite steep or up the road from the Cleopatra beach area. There are lots of taxis & a "City bus" which starts from the main dolmus station. The views over the coastal area & city are excellent on the way up & get better the higher you go.... More 

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Jomala, Aland Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This castle situated on a very steep hill, close to the harbour of Alanya is a must if you are in Alanya. Actually you cannot avoid seeing this landmark, which is visible almost wherever you are. The view is really stunning and the castle ruins themselves are very impressive

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is a wonderful place! ! You have to go there :-) It is even nicer when the sun goes down! ! I really love it !!

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Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We got a taxi up to the castle and such rewarded with spectacular views from the top. We also visited the mosque and the taxi driver waited for us and dropped us off at the harbour for a well deserved refreshment at one of the cafes on the queyside

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