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Lovely morning visit

I came in holiday here with my husband and son who have been here before, and my sons girlfriend... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jan D
York UK
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Beautiful Ottoman Fortress

The Çeşme Castle, with its history of over 500 years, is one of the most famous landmarks in Çeşme... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Murat P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came in holiday here with my husband and son who have been here before, and my sons girlfriend and her mother who have never been to Turkey before. They were very impressed with the castle and the museum and the lovely views from the...More

Thank Jan D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Çeşme Castle, with its history of over 500 years, is one of the most famous landmarks in Çeşme. Besides historical artifacts and tombstones it also hosts a museum. Once you are at the very top, you'll be rewarded by the panoramic view of the...More

Thank Murat P
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The castle has been rebuilt and now is hosting a Museum. The restauration has been done very well and the panorama on the ancient walls is amazing.

Thank RobertoVito
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Great view of Cesme bay where the 1770 Battle of Cesme Russo-Turkish war took place, the war that made Queen Catherine of Russia "Catherine the Great". Excellent also for more Greco-Roman artifacts and just a lovely view, nice breeze and not far from everything in...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2018

The castle is very interesting, a must-see if you go to Cesme since the rest of the town isn't that interesting. You can have a walk on the inside and on the top for some amazing views of the city and fortress.

Thank Ivan H
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Must see attraction in the centre of Çeşme. Only 8 liras, no photo restrictions, no dress code. Great museum and even better view. Careful with small children, there are some unguarded steps and gaps. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank handy06
Reviewed July 19, 2018

A nice place to see for those who are interested in history of the Ottoman Empire, also great for taking beautiful pictures.

Thank Ekaterina P
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This impressive castle was built in the beginning of 1500 against the Venetian attacks until that time. It is in the harbor and is in an excellent condition. There are quite a lot of stairs to go up. There is also a museum with archeological...More

Thank Nesligül D
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

You’re only takes an hour so to look around this castle and it’s been really well done. You get a good overview of the long history of the area with a few artefacts to bring it to life along with the history of the castle...More

Thank mattshaw63
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Came here near the end of my holiday, we paid 10 lira each to enter, there were many exhibits in the castle itself from money to toys and statues, anchors, cannons, clothing, purses and ceramics from the ancient period with signs in English and Turkish...More

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☎ 0232/712-6609. Daily 8:30am-12:30pm and 1:30-5:30pm. per wiktravel