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Castle of Simena

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Address: Merkez Demre (Kale), Demre (Kale), Turkey
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+90 242 874 2022

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If you have visit to Kekova , first thing you have to do is go up to castle. best timing is before sunset.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2016
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Istanbul

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Istanbul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

If you have visit to Kekova , first thing you have to do is go up to castle. best timing is before sunset.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Never climbed up to the castle, but the views for a boat were magnificent. The castle is situated next to a number of pensions.

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Hawalli, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The climb to the castle and back down from it was steep but not the most strenuous. What will make it taxing is the intense summer heat on this tiny, dry little village. The entry fee is cheap and tickets are bought at the gate. The castle is on the top of the hill crowing the village. There are ruins... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Staying in a pension just below the castle- lovely views from the top- well worth the climb and small fee if you go up during the day but although we had no money with us the guy still allowed us through!

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kzn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

weather was perfect for this walk to the Castle. the view was spectacular. Ancient mosaics could be seen too

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Either coming by boat or land, this is a beautiful castle reached by an easy hike. The view up on the top is worth the effort.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Lycian them roman castle. not large but a great view of the village and sarcophagi. short but steep stair climb to the entrance past numerous shops and tea spots

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Gatehouse of Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

The island is so cute and the castle impressive for it's size. Enjoyed our visit. Nice restaurants nearby too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

We walked to the castle from uçağiz. It look a slow hot hour with some great views. The castle is lovely but small. There are loads of other ruins in the area that also shouldn't be missed too. Ask locals and explore!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Where you flats its all up hill, not recommended for people with walking difficulties. Very pretty views from the top.

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