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Yoros Castle

Fener Yolu cad., Turkey
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Fener Yolu cad., Turkey

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Stepping off the Bosphorus ferry, the road out of the village leads up to the castle. It takes about 20 mins. The castle has been closed up sadly. Yet the views of the Bosphorus are stunning. There seemed to be another path from the castle...More

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We took a trip up the Bosphorous. The trip was amazing. The highlight of the trip was the view and history experience of Yoros Castle. For anyone Interested in history and geography this is the place to be. The Black Sea and the Bosphorous meet....More

Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Walk up the road for 15 minutes, then follow the signs up the steps that wind through cafes. At the top of the steps, take the steep dirt path (if you're afraid of a steep path, you can instead stay on the road until you...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Don't come here with the long Bosporus cruise it doesn't worth spending 3 hours here. The village is enclosed by 2 military camps of the Turkish army and cannot walk freely around.

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Reviewed 22 April 2016

We loved the view of the Bosphorus and the Black Sea from this site. We enjoyed the walk beside the castle through natural path with lots of trees and wild spring flowers! Lovely!! My children had a great experience of seeing a ruined castle and...More

Thank arrleen
Reviewed 19 February 2016

An interesting old ruined castle on the top of a hill with some great views of the Bosphorus and Black Sea. The tour ferry leaves you at the base of the hill for about 3 hours, and you can explore the small town and walk...More

Thank cfromriodell
Reviewed 5 February 2016

If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life, take a day trip on a boat up the Bosphorus. The boat will stop at a quaint fishing village called Anadolu Kavağı. Walk into the village but don't expect to see a...More

Thank jolly370
Reviewed 15 December 2015

when getting off the bosphorus cruise, do the hiking and get to see the Yoros castle and the breathtaking views of the black sea and the bosphorus river. The walk isn't that bad. After all you will be rewarded with some delicious food in the...More

Thank alexlo320
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

I came on the Bosphorus Cruise and decided to walk up to the castle to kill time before going back to catch the ferry back to Istanbul. The views from here is certainly worthwhile! Agree there is not much to see of the castle itself...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 18 June 2015

This castle is on the last stop of may of the Bosphorus cruises. You have to walk up through the town and climb your way to this castle. The climb is steep and a bit demanding, but completely possible for anyone in average condition. The...More

Thank ut_jd
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