We took the Cable car to the top which in it’s self was a fun ride with a great view! It’s a lot of stairs and walking once your’re on the top and if you have bad legs, travelling with small children (infants etc) be...More
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Work in going on to make the castle more accessible, in the meantime there are some very rough paths to negotiate within the castle grounds. There are some good information board around & the views from the castle are magnificent over both the bays. I...More
It is one of the top touristic attractions of Alanya. Panoramic view up there, very enjoyable. It is long walk and if you are without car, you may consider avoiding hottest hours.
Absolutely worth going. Specially night time walking up and see sunset and all the light of city of Alanya. Walk up feels long, but it´s worth it. You also can take taxi to Castle down from the city or go with teleferik-elevator. How ever you...More
It is much less preserved than castles in other countries. It's got less information, guidance around it. There are refurbishment works going on - hopefully it will be much more entertaining. However, missing it if you are in the area is not an option.
The rock with the castle is dividing Alayna's beaches in two. Cleopatra beach and Bougainville beach.The castle is located on top of the rock. For many years you have to go by feet or take a taxi to get to the castle. Now you can...More
Excellent views and photo opportunities; Access via cable car on main road near harbour. 18 lira return pp - good value. Then longish walk to castle precincts uphill - no good for people with mobility problems. Worth the effort for others.
You could easily spend a good deal of time exploring the castle, if castles are your thing. There is a lot to take in and the site is vast - much of it still occupied. It's walkable to get up to it but you'd probably...More