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Off the beaten trail and worth it!

The palace is incredibly huge, with views over Dogubeyazit. While I appreciate the need to keep... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kevin R
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Istanbul
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Very historical place we love this place very much I am so happy to see it definitely everyone... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
markdT1040XA
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Dogubeyazit Yolu 5. Km. Dogubeyazit, Dogubayazit(Dogubeyazit), Dogubeyazit, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The palace is incredibly huge, with views over Dogubeyazit. While I appreciate the need to keep old sites restored and in good condition, I would say Ishak Pasha is a bit too restored if you know what I mean. Nonetheless, totally worth seeing and feels...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Very historical place we love this place very much I am so happy to see it definitely everyone has to see !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank markdT1040XA
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most interesting palace for me to visit. It is located at highland almost 200 meter above the city called Dogubeyazit. The location of Ishakpasha palace is 2600 meter above the sea. The palace looks like a balcony at the mountain...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The palace is grandeur with view towards Dogubeyazit and maintained very well. It wasn't easy journey (from Kars) to reach the palace. In April 2018, generally it was closed every Monday but I was lucky enough because the Monday I went, it was open in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

The location of the building contributes much to its grandeur . It looms in the distance high up, lonely , inviting you to explore its interior . Amazing view , amazing architecture , amazing llocation.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chasing-history
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Worth a trip to this ugly city. Well preserved but the new roof spoils the view. Drive up the dort road into the mountains for some good Ararat views.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank HansM1959
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

It is a really good place to visit. You can feel the smell of history here. It is built in the 11th century. It is surrounded by hells from 3 sides. Heating where done by circulating hoot water on tunnels. One of napoleon's spys where...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Sameradem
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Very beautiful palace set in an imposing setting up the mountain. This is the must see sight in the Ararat region

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank hondo533
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Beautifully located and constructed 17th century Ottoman Palace. Mount Ararat to the north, Iran to the east. A Seljuk fortress ruin in the river valley adjoining. You know you are at a crossroad of history. Well worth a visit. Two restaurants overlooking which were ok...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank _rd_gynae
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

Its about 5km from Dogubeyazit and sees the city from high enough. The architetcure and the craftman ship is just stunning.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Joie G
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Response from HansM1959 | Reviewed this property |
I did it from Kars and back to Erzurum and therefore cannot answer your question. But in my view an overall driving time from Van to the palace of 2.5 hrs seems pretty aggressive.
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