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Rumkale

Kamisli Mahallesi, Merkez Kasaba Koyu Yolu | Yavuzeli, Gaziantep 27970, Turkey
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One of the best hikes

I've been there couple of times, where we had one of the best hikes, this is free of charge, very... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
WasefAbdulhadi
via mobile
Heavenly, but people are pushy

I loved Rum Kale, I really did. It is beautiful, the water is crystal clear and one could really be... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Alice W
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“rum kale” (14 reviews)
“boat ride” (5 reviews)
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Kamisli Mahallesi, Merkez Kasaba Koyu Yolu | Yavuzeli, Gaziantep 27970, Turkey
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I've been there couple of times, where we had one of the best hikes, this is free of charge, very very nice area where you walk on land and in water, there's many nice places where you can have picnics and have sometime to swim....More

1  Thank WasefAbdulhadi
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I loved Rum Kale, I really did. It is beautiful, the water is crystal clear and one could really be at peace with themselves and the world. Except one cannot, because when you decline a boat ride, they then go out of their way to...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 28 July 2016

My family drove to Rum Kale from Gaziantep through rural farm roads. Being new to the place, we though we've gotten lost, we could only see farmlands after farmlands of pistachios, variety of fruit trees and vegetable gardens, and sheep herds, until we found the...More

Thank Rex A
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I saw this area in a Turkish soap-series and I did not want to miss oportunity and see it. It is beautiful and place to see once you are there

Thank Bojan V
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My wife & I visited Rum Kale during the summer. We took a boat trip up the lake to the sunken mosque. The boat trip was very good & good value for money. It took about 1 1/2 hrs round trip & included a short...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 9 November 2015

It is impossible to visit the Euphrates area without enjoying history and nature at the same time. I have been many times in the area of Room Kale, and took the ferries around it but never been to castle itself. The castle is nice ruins...More

Thank Amr-Alfa
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Unfortunately Rumkale is closed for renovation at the moment. Nevertheless when taking a boat ride from Halfeti one gets a very good view of the castle and its impressive location. Due to the dam the Euphrates water level is quite high and one can only...More

Thank JuergenWDobler
Reviewed 9 October 2015

My wife and I took a day trip from Gazientep. Not well signposted but eventually located. Drive through limestone and basalt landscape with villages surrounded with olive, fig orchards and cropped land (cotton, corn, etc) mostly now harvested and ploughed in or fallow. The descent...More

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I have a feeling I'm gonna miss this place forever, really beautiful place for unforgotten evenings on a little ships while sightseeing

Thank Takaaa
Reviewed 25 July 2015

you can get on a boat and have a good time. It is more beautiful if you have your friends because you can hear the music and dance on the boat!

Thank Gul K
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Rania M
9 August 2015|
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Response from Vladimíra Š | Reviewed this property |
I recommend to rent a car for a day. It is a simplest way how to reach Rum Kale and also see more attractions around Gaziantep. Ask in your hitel about car rent possibility. The second way is by taxi, but it could be... More
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Beeto1D
10 July 2015|
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Response from Vladimíra Š | Reviewed this property |
During summer season when there are more tourists it could be possible. The price is for the whole boat (no personal tickets). So if there is a group of persons the price could be acceptable, but to pay for the boat when you... More
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