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This castle is well worth the visit. It has been beautifully restored and the museum is full of... read more

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Great views

If you are feeling fit it is worth the tour inside and up around the walls of Cesme castle just for... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

This castle is well worth the visit. It has been beautifully restored and the museum is full of interesting pieces of history. Bonus ... the views for the top of the castle are fabulous!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Heatherton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are feeling fit it is worth the tour inside and up around the walls of Cesme castle just for the wonderful views across to Chios. They have a strange collection of tortoises too in the garden which had just come out of hibernation....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 858septg
Reviewed December 4, 2018

this stays near the harbour and its very nice to view the city. whe we arrives it was closed, next day it was open. you can also buy nice suveniers

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank 492malid
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

You will see very nice view of seaside, Cesme town and its residential areas. Cesme has very unique panaroma, cool, refreshing and less crowd with beautiful marina. You can take ferry from Cesme to an island of Greece. Very good place for summer holiday and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank rosmanHD
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Lovely old castle to explore. Good views from top and only 12 TLira to get in to the castle and museum. Lovely turtles in the garden.Very close to the hotel at Villa Fanti.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rang l
Reviewed October 21, 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JanDeanYorkUK
Reviewed October 11, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank muratpurc
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Ülker A
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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ivan H
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☎ 0232/712-6609. Daily 8:30am-12:30pm and 1:30-5:30pm. per wiktravel