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Güdübeş Castle / Güdübeş Kalesi

Güdübeş Castle / Güdübeş Kalesi

Güdübeş (or Gudubes) Kalesi is a castle dating back to the middle ages. The crusaders built it, but not much else is known about its original purpose. It was later used as a prisoner holding area in the war between France and Turkey after World War I, being ideal for...
Başnalar Castle / Başnalar Kalesi

Başnalar Castle / Başnalar Kalesi

If you’re looking for a good hike and a view from far above the city of Mersin and the sea, then Başnalar Castle is a trek for you! Dating back to the Middle Ages (approximately 10-12th century, this castle sits atop a 800m tall mountain with valleys on three...