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Van Castle (Van Kalesi), Van

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  • As you walk up to the castle you pass the Evliya Camia with a beautiful minaret and an old Armenian church now the Merkez Kümbet Cami. In the courtyard of the first mosque an old Kurdish man greeted u...  more »
  • The dolmus from Van Centre stops by the children's playground. You need to walk about 1km further along the road (keeping the castle to your left) to find the entrance and pay the 5TL fee. The steep c...  more »
  • Yet another interesting castle, but with really splendid views.As well as the masonry features, there are also mudbrick towers with timber revetment. Apart from the castle, there is also the platform ...  more »