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Alanya Kalesi (Castle)

Alanya, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cable car up to the top and a great place to explore. Only 18 kids to go on cable car, bargain! Not suitable for anyone who has problems walking.

Thank mrc24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle complex covers most of the mountainous peninsula that extends between Cleopatra beach and Alanya harbour. There is claimed to be 6.5 kilometres of walls with 140 towers. My advice is to start at the harbour side, buy the combined Shipyard, Red Tower and...More

1  Thank Norman E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From this vantage point, particularly at night-time, you can get the most beautiful panoramic view of Alanya. On our first or second night there, we met up with a friend who lives locally in Alanya and brought us to the Castle. We stopped off at...More

1  Thank Priscilla G
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit especially at night time when the castle is all lit up There is a small train ride (like a tour) that sits at the bottom and takes you up the hill towards the castle Simply stunning

1  Thank jeanrae04101984
Reviewed 28 December 2017

A must see if you are in Alanya. The view from the Citadel is absolutely breathtaking. Also it's always good to see something more than just a beach. ;)

1  Thank Sylwester B
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This castle is well worth a visit really interesting history. The views from it are out of this world.

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 2 December 2017

When visiting Alanya a trip up to the top of the castle is a must as the views are great - now they have a cable car that takes you up for 18 lira (about £3:50) return.

Thank lottie006
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We went by a taxi, because we could not easily found a bus. the top of the castle is not so distinctive, or even you may be disappointed. Its the scenes from the top toward the Mediterranean sea which compensate your taxi fees. also descending...More

1  Thank NHasani
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Nice day trip to Castle. Sit in the castle and enjoy some amazing views of Alanya. Cable cart from Cleopatra Beach (Nr Damlatas Cave). Or local Bus. If your up to it you can walk to the top. Follow road from Cleopatra Beach, steep stairs...More

Thank walktheearthslowly
Reviewed 20 November 2017

You can imagine the history as you walk around. Traitors gate, the wells, lovers cave. The views are outstanding. A must visit. Use the new cable car or take a dolmus.

Thank goldengirl15
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30 October 2017|
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Response from mhurley_01 | Reviewed this property |
They are working on improving it but yes you can access most areas by wheelchair
4 July 2017|
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Response from patsyquinn | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't no we got the bus 101 to the town in alanya but if you ask one of the people that sell tours they will tell you
Sajila B
17 February 2017|
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Response from Mibs_13 | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, just wait at the bottom and there are loads of busses that go there!