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Ayasoluk Castle

Efes Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk, Turkey
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Amazing Ayasuluk Castle

Ayasuluk or Selcuk Castle is amazing architecture. The castle is located ob Ayasuluk hill. Inside... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
adnanmordeniz
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London
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Above st. John's.

Stunning views over selcuk. This castle is being bought back from a ruin to something like it's... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Gussy1dog
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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Efes Selcuk Merkez, Selcuk, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ayasuluk or Selcuk Castle is amazing architecture. The castle is located ob Ayasuluk hill. Inside the castle, there are ruin house, ruin mosque, a church and several cisterns. You climb 10 minutes walk to the castle. You need comfortable shoes and its open till 6...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Stunning views over selcuk. This castle is being bought back from a ruin to something like it's past splendour. It's a good hike to the inner grounds and can be a little tricky, so be careful. There's no charge as it's part of the fee...More

Thank Gussy1dog
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It's really interesting place. You need to walk to come 10 or 15 minutes but it is worthed. There is also nice view.

Thank Ales P
Reviewed 18 February 2017

It really wasn't worth much but they did have some fantastic cisterns. Spend more time at St. John's below it. Wonderful to see when you drive in at night, though.

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The location of the castle and its imposing presence make it an interesting to visit. We found the exterior more interesting than the interior. The interior as of 2016 was not very memorable. It was free to visit.

Thank MAJ_Dave44
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Entrance to the castle is on the same ticket as St. John's Cathedral. After the Cathedral we were rather overwhelmed by all the old stone, and were contemplating on not going to the upper level of the museum grounds. I'm very happy we did! The...More

Thank orkenvandrer
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great location and easy to get to. The castle dominates the hilltop and is a logical place of defense, the fortress survives.

Thank gd454
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Although it is a bit of a hike to get to the top of the hill, it is really worth all of the effort. The castle has in parts been sympathetically restored - and is still a work in progress, which we think makes it...More

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Occupying an impressive position on top of the Ayasoluk Hill, the Castle is something to take the attention; the height of the walls, size of the castle, etc. Inside it is unfortunately less interesting as it is almost a shell but it is still worth...More

Thank Averil N
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Just a short walk from selcuk dolmus station. Entrance fee 10tl. This castle stands overlooking selcuk. Once inside you pass the ancient roman ruins. Then you you follow the path that takes you into the castle. The castle on the outside look impresive but once...More

Thank kenny10564
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