Near the Church of the Apostles you'll see the ruins of the Ulu Cami.
On the way to the castle, along the riverbanks huddle assorted crumbling reminders of Kars' ancient past, including this former church....
İstihkam Çay Bahçesi
This leafy riverside spot is perfect, after trudging up to the castle, for a glass of çay in the shade.
Beylerbeyi Sarayı information
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The ruins of the Beylerbeyi Sarayı (Beylerbeyi Palace) nestle beneath Kars Castle.