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Stunning castle in strategic location guarding the key valley to cross through the mountains. Good... read more

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Sungai Buloh, Malaysia
Stunning view!

Worth visiting 100% You will have some troubles while parking the car but the emotions you will... read more

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Firtina Valley, Camlihemsin 53780, Turkey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning castle in strategic location guarding the key valley to cross through the mountains. Good views all around.

Thank FaizalP61
Reviewed 14 October 2018

a beautiful view of surroundings but not as much interesting castle. easy to go there and road is also beautiful. citadel took me just minutes to tour. attached photos are just of the surroundings

Thank Kamal S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Worth visiting 100% You will have some troubles while parking the car but the emotions you will have are great. Here you understand the energy of Karadeniz.

Thank guzelcha
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I haven't travelled through all the Black Sea Region. As far as i discovered there is no other places in the area. It is embedded in the woods, seems like a fairytale. You will a stream down there -probably Fırtına Deresi- and you will get...More

Thank PebblesTR
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The one of the places you should see in Black Sea Area. It's amazing atmosphere! you should eat baked potato in small wooden cafe.

Thank ecceaslan
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

It has a perfect view with forest and river but it had a terrible restoration last year that they put concrete between all the black stones because it is much more easier and cheaper.It is not acceptable.despite everything it is beautiful.

Thank yankı ç
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Great place to visit, enjoy the valley, the water sound and the mountains around. I would highly recommend visiting this place during the day you visit Ayder region

Thank Global657492
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The castle is built almost in top of the mountain, reflects the Othmaniya Empire power. Great place to visit if you are staying at Ayder for more than a day. The way to reach the castle is amazing and adding a lot if joyful the...More

Thank fadi m
Reviewed 16 July 2018

One of the main point of other 4 castles used for defence, caravans etc in old times, 750m up from sea level and 100m up from the river. Restorated 2011. You can find a cafe to have some drinks and foods.

Thank Namik Y
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a must see. You can walk around the castle and enjoy looking down at the valley and up to the mountains. It is so well kept. Then have a cup of tea at the cafe next door and continue to the Polavit waterfall.

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