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Address: Cesme, Turkey
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wind and sea

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 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 12 September 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 7 August 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 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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Thank AdevntureK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Cesme Castle is 500 years old. Castle and the museum is piece of History that must be visited by every visitor to Cesme. By climbing up the stairs on the either side you will reach the top where you can be a 360 degree panoramic view of Cesme.

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Thank Yasemin F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Well presented historical artifacts and maritime history. Great marina views and well worth dropping in too if in Cesme. Elder people may have issues with steep steps.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This castle is beautiful, historical and offers exquisite views. The entry is 8TRL which is very affordable and is located on the marina, right next to Cesme Central (merkez). There is a whole street of restaurants, cafes, icecream stands and boutiques. Beautiful!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

It is very nice to enter in an old castle with history. You can see historic things from the past like old coins, ceramics, old anchors, cannon balls and many more. and view of chios island was great at the top of the castle.

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