Rize Kalesi

Currently Open [Closes at 11:00 pm]
  • Address: Kale Mh., 53100 Merkez/Rize Merkez/Rize, Turkey
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 11:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: View Point, Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Rize Kalesi - Review

Even though the Rize Kalesi also known as Rize Castle is partly ruined, still it is one of the important tourist destinations in Rize. Tourists from all over the world visit Rize Kalesi, every year. Dating back to the 13th Century, Rize Castle has a citadel and a lower castle. Spread across the area of 5,200 sq ft, this place is just perfect for photography. Located on a hill to the southwest of Rize, the castle also allows you to enjoy some great panoramic view of the city. Just a walkable distance from the city town centre, visiting this place is a must during your Rize trip.

Rize Kalesi Information

  • From the city centre to the castle, the distance is walkable.
  • If possible, avoid visiting the castle late at night.

How To reach Rize Kalesi by Public Transport

  • Shuttle buses and private taxis. But this can be an expensive affair.

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TripHobo Highlights for Rize Kalesi

  • Rize Kalesi Address: Kale Mh., 53100 Merkez/Rize Merkez/Rize, Turkey
  • Rize Kalesi Timing: 08:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Rize Kalesi Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Rize Kalesi(preferred time): 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Rize Kalesi: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Rize Kalesi

  • 54.2% of people who visit Rize include Rize Kalesi in their plan

  • 41.1% of people start their Rize Kalesi visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Rize Kalesi

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

92.96% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Rize Kalesi

People normally club together Rize Museum and Ziraat- Botanik Cay Bahcesi while planning their visit to Rize Kalesi.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Rize Kalesi Trips

Rize Kalesi, Rize Reviews

  • The view from the castle just amazing! Clean place, but there weren't enough seats!

  • Perfect view of the city Rize...there is also a cafe/restaurant there...we didn't eat anything but both the Turkish coffee and tea we had were nice

  • Great city view, easy to reach, close to city center. Very delicious muhlama served.

  • Fantastic place It's high and from there you see all rize

  • Amazing Views down over Rize. You need to take taxi or get a bus up here, it's a bit too far to walk. Lots of renovation works going on when we visited which I am sure will be soon Finished.

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