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While in Mersin and around, don’t miss the chance to visit Kizkalesi. A boat will take you over... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Cristina Mirela G
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Must see at least once

I grew up going to Kizkalesi until I was 18, then left. Now I come back to Tarsus, Mersin every... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Yasemin L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kizkalezi castle is accessed after a short boat trip, unfortunately we arrived late afternoon and the boats finish at 5pm so we were not allowed to make the trip. The castle is easily photographed from the beach. The beach itself is filthy with lots of...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

While in Mersin and around, don’t miss the chance to visit Kizkalesi. A boat will take you over there(20 TRY) and it s a 5 minutes ride. The landscape is wonderful, and the sea& shore look amazing.

Thank Cristina Mirela G
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I grew up going to Kizkalesi until I was 18, then left. Now I come back to Tarsus, Mersin every other year for vacation and did go there twice in the past. You can rent a paddle bike at the beach to go there. It...More

Thank Yasemin L
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Kizkalesi is a town of Mersin on the way to Anamur-Antalya. The town is called by the name of the castle built on the small island nearby the beach. In ancient times, the town used to be called "Korykos". Although the castle was constructed on...More

Thank Ebru A
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing place to visit. The views and history are beautiful and facilities in the beach very clean. Totally recommended

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Wonderful scenery, history and beach. Best time to visit is April, May, September and October. In June, July and August, it is very hot and crowded. 2 days are enough to visit historical places of it, more days is necessary for a beach holiday.

Thank Bgr_AO
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

There are 2 castle. I tried to share landside castle. Next to the castle there are antic port ruin and sea torch ruin. Kizkalesi used for olive and olive oil transfer point via shipment by romen empire.

Thank mustafa k
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Kizkalesi is a castle in the middle of the Mediterranean sea. You can catch a boat over to see it or just admire it from the beach and piers. The day we went the weather was a little chilly so we didn't go over to...More

Thank kar-travel-01
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Kizkalesi located south of Turkey. Around 65 km behind Mersin city. There are 2 castles,öne of it in the middle of the sea.Beach is very famous. There are many hotels in kizkalesi. There are many historical places around kizkalesi. During romen empire Kız kalesi port...More

1  Thank mustafa k
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Corycos, the historical name of Kizkalesi, is one of the main historical cities of the area, called Cilicia. Cilicia became an official province of the Roman Empire in 72 AD and gained more importance and prosperity.

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