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Cesme Castle

Cesme, Turkey
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Cesme
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Ancient Ruins
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Perth, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Seems to be one of the only things to do in Cesme. Well worth a visit. Only costs 8 Turkish Lira to get in, and you could easily spend an hour or 2 looking around inside the castle and museum.

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Waterford, Ireland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This castle is amazing. The history is fascinating and the views are fantastic. The artefacts are well presented and are accompanied with valuable information.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It was ok. Nothing special we found a bit boring.my kids got bored with it.maybe it was too hot for them at time.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This beautiful Ottoman castle is well worth a visit, full of interesting courtyards and nooks and crannies. From the top there is spectacular 360 degree view of the town and out to the Aegean sea. It is well preserved with two large courtyards one of which contains many interestingly carved tombstones. One can imagine the soldiers looking out for the... More

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York UK
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Marvellous views from the top of the castle, and lots to see in the museum. Its ;quite a climb to the top on a hot day but worth it. L:ook out for the wild tortoises too!

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It was fairly interesting to see the artifacts but the best bit was taking photographs from the top. The views were amazing.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
37 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Not much to add to earlier reviews. It now costs 8TL to get in (closed on Mondays), there is an interesting little museum including a fascinating account of how a British admiral got mixed up in a Turkey-Russia sea battle. But the fort itself is the main attraction, well-preserved with superb views from the walls - you can see why... More

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Antalya, Turkey
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132 reviews 132 reviews
33 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I love how historical is this castle, only too bad was not able to see the whole thing what's inside. Outside view is already interesting. Got some shots somehow.

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Ankara, Turkey
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It costs around 6 or 7 TL to get in and is worth spending an hour or so of your time there. The museum has some mildly interesting artifacts. Inside the castle is a little garden space that had tortoises walking around. The best part is the view at the top. You have an awesome view of all of Cesme... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I was surprised what I've found in Cesme. You don't expect much from outside but it is a well preserved and nicely reconstructed castle. You get to see a nice marina view from the top. There are several interesting objects inside the castle museum. And the two security - ladies inside the museum area are extremely kind. Serpil and Dilek... More

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