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NIcely restored fortress with views.

Nice fortress for an hour or two. Steep but even steps all around and great views over the harbor. Small, well-done museums tucked away inside the fortress. There is a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Nice fortress for an hour or two. Steep but even steps all around and great views over the harbor. Small, well-done museums tucked away inside the fortress. There is a nice grassy area and a big shady palm in the central area. Yes, there are toilets inside. For the athletic, you can climb all the way up to the upper... More 

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Cleveland, Oh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a massive structure built over the centuries which has recently and not artfully restored. It is a short but steep walk from the harbor and the town. There is a small and modest museum but the main attraction is the view from the wall. Picture perfect views of the harbor, the town and the greek island of Kios.

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Climbing to the top of the castle rewards one with great views to the sea. The castle is well-maintained and there were some interesting yet small displays of ancient artefacts from the area, including a coin, ceramics and glass item collections.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

The castle is nice, but feels like it has been rebuilt recently and doesn't have that much atmosphere. The exhibits inside are interesting though and the views over the bay are wonderful

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Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We love lots of Turkey but this was an unexpected pleasure! Do visit in the coolness of the day - early or late, Wish we could go again.

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

It is a well cared castle and not only a castle; there is a museum in it which includes objects from sunken ships found in close visinity and belongs to very old civilisations.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

If you are heavy smokers you'll need to try hard to get up there but if you finally manage it, then you'll be compensated! Breathtaking views to the port and the rest of the marina and the old city of Cesme. Just go.

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Burdur, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Lovely time.had seen alot.took many pictures.highly recomended .you must ses the museum un the castle.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

An impressive castle with loads of history, great views over surrounding landscape and town. Exhibition of old coins and other old items inside the castle. Entrance 8 lirs for grown-ups, small kids go free. Turtles living on the grassy middle area walking between artefacts were great excitement for kids.

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Van Anda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is a main feature of the heart of Cesme, you can't miss it. One of our group went inside, the others went for a walk around the outside. Both required steep up hill slopes and stairs. Views are worth it either in or out- just a different perspective.

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