Zilkale, Camlihemsin

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  • In addition to ensuring the safety of caravans that were first made in the Kingdom of Komnenos and advancing on Silk Road, this fortress was also used in the Ottoman period. It's built on the most dominant point in the valley. It is not possible to go with large vehicles, you can go by minibuses or by car. There's a parking lot problem, so we don't have to wait too long. You can take beautiful pictures from the castle.
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  • Visited here as Sumela monastery wasn't open so we had a spare day. The castle itself isn't large but it is in a beautiful valley, all green in one direction and with snowy mountains behind the castle...  more »
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