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All reviews entry fee few years turkey main entrance stunning views different types beautiful place guided tour two hours orthodox church well worth the money islamic school small museum buy a ticket worth the detour takes about hours first class
poor restauration works
you will see patches of concrete
and numerous mistakes on islamic design patterns (it is an art, you should never find 90 degrees angles)
ok for neophytes and adepts of Disney lands
Enormous amounts of money have been invested to renovate this fortress/castle/museum. Even though you might consider it a bit Disney-esque, Rabati really is a beautiful and significant cultural and historic site. Be sure to have a guide take you around so you can appreciate everything...More
The fortress walls are close to the originals but so many 'attractions' have been added - a gold dome (according to our guide at the behest of the Turkish government who part-funded the renovation), Moorish and Russian pavilions - that have nothing to do with...More
Rabati castle is a beautiful blend of Christian and Muslim architecture. I thought the renovations were excellent - tasteful and accurate. The gardens also add to its beauty. Make sure you pay the extra to go inside the inner walls, its well worth it. The...More
The castle is impressive, and has several points of interest. It is, as others have noted, very thoroughly rebuilt (pity I cannot say that about the roads......), and I found the first part rather soul-less. There were not many people (on a Monday), and rather...More
Visited here as part of a small group tour, the castle itself stands very proud and so it should. It has been massively restored, but therefore can also function as a stage for local events. Inside there are many items to interest, such as the...More
This huge fortress has an endless history. Its beautifully restored and takes about 2 hours if you want to see all the sections and details. Need to buy a ticket for 6 GEL. With recent renovations in modern style the ancient value is somewhat compromised.
Even though the castle was extensively restored about eight years ago, it is still very impressive and worth visiting. The size of it is much larger than other castles and it is being very well cared for. It's worth taking a tour of the castle...More