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Address: | Kusadasi Merkez, Kusadasi, Turkey
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renovated

this can been seen from anywhere along the front. Newly renovated it is a step back in time.The views are amazing too. So good to see it in use again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2016
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there in februari 2015. They just started renovations. In july 2016 we gave it another try. Unfortunately still closed. They hope to reopen in August/ September 2016

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galway ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I herd so much about this place and the food quality,so i took a visit,and it was bitterly disappointing its nothing more the a glorified cafe.Now unless there was a hidden restaurant somewhere in side i didnt see it.

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

this can been seen from anywhere along the front. Newly renovated it is a step back in time.The views are amazing too. So good to see it in use again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

this is in town centre they now have some market stalls inside It is a lovely building and i am glad it is being used

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The harbour area in Kusadasi is a delight. The castle itself seems to have somewhat erratic operating hours, but really my favorite trip was a walk over from our cruise ship in the early morning hours, just as the sun was coming up.

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Iroquois, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

On a recent cruise we opted not to go to Ephesus, as we had visited there more than once in the past, but looked forward to walk out to Pigeon Island. Be advised that this was not possible. The road out to the island is under construction and although they allow you to tip toe through the mess when you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Kusadasi means "Bird Island" which was once the name of this small island just offshore due to it being a migration stop during that time. At some point the island name was changed to Pigeon Island. During the 1200's, the Ottoman Empire set up the defensive position on the island to protect the harbor. Although not very high above sea... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch in a restaurant over looking the castle. It was very nice view, but we didn't go inside. Not sure if it was open or not.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I apparently missed the briefing that said this was closed for renovations so after about a 3 hour bus ride I was pretty disappointed to find out it was closed for renovation. What I was able to see was architecturally pretty, though. I went in fall of 2014, I should hope they have "remodeled" by now.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Not open. Don't see any work going on. Fortress dominates Kusadasi port and is picturesque, but that's it's only interest

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