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Cesme Castle

Address: Cesme, Turkey
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Cesme
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Cultural

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Cologne, Germany
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69 reviews 69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

When visiting Cesme it is a must to see the Castle. Right at the harbor seaside it offers terrific views and insights into the Romain times.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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37 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Cesme Castle, overlooking the town and marina, is certainly worth a visit. Great views and renovation of a 500 year Ottoman gem. The two museums are well done and have interesting artifacts. To access the castle views and ramparts require lots of stairs and climbing.

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great castle, excellent renovation, museum.very interesting, stayed and explored for hours.great views.

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8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Definetly worth of 8Tl fee. Great castle, great view.There's also a little museum with some showpieces of Ottoman-Russian war.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The castle is situated on the marina which is lovely, with lots of interesting shop's, bar's & restaurants, The castle is well preserved with spectacular views. The castle & museum are interesting with lots of artefacts. price was around £7/8 pp. If you have difficulty in walking or climbing then this isn't for you as there is lots & lots... More 

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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

i like the amazing views from castle alot to see but there was alot of steps. The museum was amazing to different artifacts. Does charge to get in but it is worth it when you get to the top and see those beautiful views

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Only visit if you are fit and time your visit for either early in the morning or late afternoon as there are a lot of stairs to climb and no shade. Well worth the climb for the amazing view from the top.

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The Castle (note - closed on Mondays) is a well preserved and restored piece of history. The castle also houses a small museum which gives an interesting (if slightly incoherent) overview of the significance of Cesme and its conflicted history. I knew nothing of the Russian naval battle at Cesme, for example - and this was very interesting. There are... More 

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Perth, Australia
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12 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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35 reviews 35 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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