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Alanya Kalesi (Castle)

Alanya, Turkey
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“amazing views” (32 reviews)
“panoramic view” (11 reviews)
“walk up” (19 reviews)
Alanya, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank johnbeaumont43
Reviewed 8 November 2017

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.

Thank qio_s
Reviewed 8 November 2017

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

Thank noorasaariniemi
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This castle is wrapped around a very large hill by the sea, get to the top by the cable car is highly recommended although you can also get up by Dolmus, the ride in the cable car is by far the nicest option with stunning...More

Thank HonestyisKing
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

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.

Thank Vaida M
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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!