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Zilkale

Firtina Valley, Camlihemsin 53780, Turkey
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What an awesome place!

Tucked away among the lush vegetation of the Fırtına Valley i.e. "Stormy Valley", you will find a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marek S
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Zielona Gora, Poland
Must stop and visit!! Especially the coffee place at the bottom of the walls!!

Impressive. Well maintained. Well explained. Worth every minute of the visit! Will return with the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
dn0ne
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Firtina Valley, Camlihemsin 53780, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away among the lush vegetation of the Fırtına Valley i.e. "Stormy Valley", you will find a magic place which dates back to the Middle Ages and offers breath-taking views.

Thank Marek S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive. Well maintained. Well explained. Worth every minute of the visit! Will return with the kids!!

Thank dn0ne
Reviewed September 14, 2017

I love Zilkale it has a wonderfull view. I also love the cafe behind it. named as zilkaledibi cafe. They make very good meals and potatoes

Thank Gul_Gugul
Reviewed August 30, 2017

With a perfect view, it is a historical place. It's worth to be seen ... You need to follow the ongoing path and see the Pokut waterfall + Pokut plateau ...

Thank Eyup A
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Even evil surrenders before the beauty of nature. It has been observed that patients in hospital recover faster if they are in a room with windows that offer a pleasant view. Beyond providing pure pleasure, nature’s beauty can therefore offer therapy for sick minds and...More

Thank BushcraftMeteHan
Reviewed July 11, 2017

The fortress itself is not that large and is not intact. The views from it are very good. This is in the Kaçkar national park, and there are areas with very large waterfalls worth seeing , nearby

Thank juhlemann
Reviewed June 19, 2017

I haven't seen inside as I have seen the castle on my way to highlands, hurrying up to catch the sunset. I have it on my checklist now! I hope inside is not ruined with bad restoration as from the outside it is really a...More

Thank MAEsTrips
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Coming to this place was a total adventure full of beautiful views, I have never seen in my life such a green place, I think May was the perfect time to come since the weather was perfect, not cold or hot and that made it...More

Thank berenice r
Reviewed April 6, 2017

It is a very intersesting spot,very nice view from this byzantine castle,and not ancient ottoman as mentioned as there is not such term as ancient ottoman.As you can see this was built from Byzantines,in such location,in order to control all the possible paths and this...More

Thank eleni_eleftheriadou
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

It is nice castle, nice road and nice cities from rize to zikale, the whetehr in march was so cold and the whether is snowy

Thank saied_morvarid
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