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Alanya Kalesi (Castle)

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Address: Alanya, Turkey
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A nice view!

We walked up. If you go up to the castle, I recommend that you bring up one or more bottles of water. Recommend going up to the castle. Otherwise, one can also take a taxi. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Askim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We walked up. If you go up to the castle, I recommend that you bring up one or more bottles of water. Recommend going up to the castle. Otherwise, one can also take a taxi. We paid 15 lira to enter. We did not think it was worth it. Was just a lot of ruins. Nothing was preserved. But it... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Tickets to Alanya Kalesi cost 15TL and no other currency is allowed. There is a shop near by which exchanges currency but be careful. We tried to exchange 15Eur (1eur = 2,9TL) and got only 32TL and when leaving we got a turkish bracelet with the words from seller "and you can take this" - 10TL loss. Previously some Italians... More 

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Alanya, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

With nice view and histoical walls in this castle. Need to be see this place, because words are not enough to explane how beautiful it is.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you rent a scooter to go up there you can turn the experience into a more exciting one. Don't forget the hat and sunscreen, there's not much shade around.

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

There is a splendid sight from the top of the castle which is located at 250 m above sea level. You will find a lot of selfy sticks everywhere:) Unfortunatelly there are no places arround where you can chill, so it would probably be better to visit it in September when the temperature will be under 45 degrees like it... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

stunning views from the highest point was nice to visit also had some nice stalls outside to purchase gifts at good price only part didnt like was the bus drive up the mountain due to not being keen on heights

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

The view from kalesi is beautiful, but there's really nothing really special about the castle itself.

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Kristianstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Very beautifully situated up on the top of the castle rocks near Alanya City, Turkey. Interesting history. Alanya Castle lies atop a castle rock of a sleep peninsula jutting into the sea. Its high position made it easy to defend and there was built a defensive wall fort during the first time in the hellenistic period. Additional parts were made... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

went on a tour excellent views from the walls, overlooking the sea and alanya itself but not much left on the inside but still worth a visit. it looked like they were about to work on the barracks of the castle possibly the only internal structure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

As the title, not much left. Nice shops. The hottest day of the vacation, went nice with my 8 year old boy. You can buy water at the second tower so bring your own at the 1st tower.

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Address: Alanya, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Mediterranean Coast  >  Antalya Province  >  Alanya

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