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Address: Cesme, Turkey
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Ancient castle

So, for the first sight you can love this castle, it's great and amazing architecture. Most of all you need to know history of this castle and show it by yours eyes....

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
YlyanakaK
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Kolomna, Russia
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Kolomna, Russia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So, for the first sight you can love this castle, it's great and amazing architecture. Most of all you need to know history of this castle and show it by yours eyes....

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Thank YlyanakaK
Cremona, Italy
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601 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Castle is a worth place like the city as well. The Castle has a great view of the sea and the weather is good all over te year. If you have a time you have to pay a visit to this nice place.

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Tripoli, Libya
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Cesme is beautiful City, The wheater is perfect, the castle has a beautiful view over the sea, view is amazing from the different towers and walls.I visit the caste at 11.00 am, very nice place to see ,interisting, very nice moment

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Thank SALAH M
Istanbul, Turkey
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

They've got some great nuggets of their long history, but unless you're familiar with Roman, Byzantine, & Ottoman history, they don't give you a context for these treasures. Large percentage is focused on a naval battle between Ottomans & Russians during Catherine the Great's time that retreated into Cesme's harbor. Lots of irrelevant doc on Catherine's lovers-- maybe to get... More 

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Thank senorbrx
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

The wheater is perfect, the castle has a great view over the sea, you can feel the wind meanwhile you are ascending the stairs, is lonely but interisting, and in the streets you can drink a beer looking the sunset, very nice moment

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Thank Daniel P
Irvine, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

Interesting displays, but the highlight was the view from the top. It was equivalent to about a 5 story climb, but worth the trouble.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Medium size castle, nicely organized exhibits, beautiful view. We visited the caste&museum at 9.00 am. Kind of a work out to climb all those stairs (like one of the previous comments said). Museum shop and cafe were closed. 8 TL per person and this museum is in the list for free entrance with Turkish Müze Kart and a credit card.

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Thank Asli E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to go and see. Çeşme is beautiful and this place makes it ever so special. Just make sure you have comfy shoes.

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Thank Tamer T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

It is a great castle the view is amazing from the different towers and walls. The railing are not super safe for smaller kids since there is a big gap between the building and the railing. Older kids can have a blast roaming around up and down the stairs.

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Thank Claudia J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth seeing. For those who love photography, art, exploring or history it's the place to be. Beware that the kale does close at 7pm. There are small galleries within the castle where you can view old coins from all eras of history eg. Byzantines, roman empire, ottoman empire as well as other historical elements of the times.

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