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A short walk from the other main attractions of Erzurum

The Citadel is in pretty poor condition but it is only a short walk from the other main attractions... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
TangramUK
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UK
Nice views

A must if you are in town. There is not much information not a lot to see. But the views over the... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2015
AmsterdamOyster
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Amsterdam
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5th Century Fortress.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good39%
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  • Poor11%
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26 Apr 2016
“A short walk from the other main attractions of Erzurum”
12 Nov 2015
“Nice views”
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Erzurum, Turkey
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

The Citadel is in pretty poor condition but it is only a short walk from the other main attractions of Erzurum. It was all closed up and you could not get inside (I walked all the way around) but you get some nice views of...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

A must if you are in town. There is not much information not a lot to see. But the views over the town and the surroundings are nice.

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Reviewed 18 June 2014

As my title says, the view . . . that is all. The buildings aren't terribly impressive, but the views . . . sweeping views, atop the city, breezy and well just lovely. The walls of the citadel, circa 1000 BC still stand, the mosque...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2013

The building itself is not particularly impressive, but the view from inside is impressive expecially in the late afternoon.

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Reviewed 23 October 2012

According to a panel struck on the walls of the citadel, the remaining structure is what remains of the inner walls. The outer walls that dont exist anymore once contained much of the city. The panel states that the citadel remains from around 1000 BC....More

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Reviewed 7 March 2012

Not any innovative applications available. Just stands on top of a city.

Thank PelinKO
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Reviewed 29 July 2011

Although not much remains within the walls besides a plain medieval military mini-mosque, the 12th C minaret is an important monument to the Saltukid dynasty, and worth climbing also for the superb view it affords over the city and surrounding landscape.

Thank Bielding
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