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Address: Cesme, Turkey

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This castle is beautiful, historical and offers exquisite views. The entry is 8TRL which is very affordable and is located on the marina, right next to Cesme Central (merkez... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Fusun Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This castle is beautiful, historical and offers exquisite views. The entry is 8TRL which is very affordable and is located on the marina, right next to Cesme Central (merkez). There is a whole street of restaurants, cafes, icecream stands and boutiques. Beautiful!

Thank Fusun Y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very nice to enter in an old castle with history. You can see historic things from the past like old coins, ceramics, old anchors, cannon balls and many more. and view of chios island was great at the top of the castle.

Thank Cindy R
Izmir, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have some extra time to spend in Cesme, I'd definitely recommend the castle. There isn't a ton to see, but it did have a lot of little exhibits and the view from the walls was very impressive. I went by myself with two kids (6 and 9) and they both loved it. I would go again.

Thank rdavis22
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A site you will see almost from every point in the city with its six towers. The castle is guarded by a statue of one of the naval commanders of the battle of Cesme and his famous pet a lion.

Thank Carla d
Boerne, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Enjoy the displays and views from Cesme Castle. Make sure you climb all the way to the top of the walls overlooking the gorgeous waters. A lovely site to duck in out of the sun, stroll through the short galleries of Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman artifacts, and then stroll off down the road for an ice cream or coffee. You... More 

Thank GreekProf
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

It was fun to walk around. When we arrive to the top, the view on the sea is stuning! Our favorite place in Cesme.

Thank Lynda D
Izmir Province, Turkey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The castle is currently using for some events like live concerts so some part of it doesn't look like an old buildings. But it is old and the witness of one of the biggest naval battle in history. So it's worth to visit after having a little research about it.

Thank Tuğcan G
Famagusta, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Just saw the castle from far as I was visiting the Marina. Pity I didn't get a closer look. Will definitely pop in and see it close on my next visit to Cesme.

Thank M19D16
Wilton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We had a wonderful time going through the castle, up to the four towers, viewing all the artifacts arranged there. The weather was wonderful and it wasn't really crowded which made it all the better. The views from the towers highlight every view of the harbor and marina area. Behind it is a massive hill which you won't be climbing... More 

Thank ruthandvern
Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Castle in good condition, with repair(restavration). Amazing view from the castle. The castle is locating near the see. Not expencive. Nice to see for everibody.

Thank Dsrnjhsz

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