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Kusadasi Castle

| Kusadasi Merkez, Kusadasi, Turkey
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Good way to spend an hour

Worth the walk down to Pigeon Island for a quiet walk around the walls. Nothing specifically here... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andy G
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Beautiful scenery

We visited Kusadasi castle this week and it was lovely. There are many steps, so it's not suitable... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“bird island” (7 reviews)
| Kusadasi Merkez, Kusadasi, Turkey
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Reviewed yesterday

Worth the walk down to Pigeon Island for a quiet walk around the walls. Nothing specifically here, but some nice views of the town and surrounding area.

Thank Andy G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Kusadasi castle this week and it was lovely. There are many steps, so it's not suitable for pushchairs or people with walking difficulties. Lots of beautiful views and many photo opportunities

Thank JJAM1504
Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is situated very close to the city center of Kusadasi and is located on a lone island accessible by foot. It used to serve as a watch out for the people of this town in olden times especially as a shield of defence...More

Thank waqarsarwar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Steep climb to top, with quite a few steps. Best to go before gets too hot. Not too busy, peaceful and tranquil. Stop off places to sit.

Thank angela p
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not open often, we have been there twice and it was only opened once. The security guard let us in and the entrance was free, not sure if its always free. You can spend about 45 minutes here and enjoy the amazing views...More

Thank Berlume
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting and beautiful place to spend some time walking around castle walls, inside the fort and gardens. Information boards scattered around telling of history and island. Large replica skeleton of whale inside fort and model ships display.

Thank relliott6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only attraction of kusadasi kusadasi is a small town and this castle is only attractin in "city center"

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful pigeon island is a great place to visit, plenty to walk around with information boards telling you about the history of the place, there's a nice cafe for refreshments or a snack, we used the loungers which wer free, then had a swim which...More

Thank maygroot
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Its a lovely place to spend and hour or so walking around in the sunshine and taking in the magnificent views.

Thank nige1966
Reviewed 19 August 2017

You have to walk out and visit this castle. Not only is the view fantastic but inside there is one very big surprise, I will not spoil it.Go and find out for yourself!!

Thank 255103Sally
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30 June 2017|
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Response from David O | Reviewed this property |
It's open daily, certainly in the summer, and is open until about 8.oopm or later in June, July and August if my memory serves me.
27 January 2016|
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Response from L0rraineandTrev | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on the reopening.We visited end of September and did not look likely to be soon. You could walk along the concrete path to it but that was it. With regards to cost when I originally looked at location for a holiday... More
2 June 2015|
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Response from J150505 | Reviewed this property |
It takes about 10 minutes to walk from the port to the castle. You can see the castle from the port.