Must-see attractions in Çeşme

  • Çeşme Museum


    Çeşme's majestic Genoese-built fortress dates from 1508 and was later repaired by order of Sultan Beyazıt II, son of Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror, in order…

  • Statue of Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Paşa


    Facing the sea, with its back to the fortress, this statue shows the great Ottoman admiral (1713–90), who was sold into slavery but became a grand vizier…

  • Ayios Haralambos Church


    North of Çeşme Fortress, this imposing but decommissioned 19th-century Greek Orthodox church, fully restored in 2012, is used for temporary exhibitions.

  • Atatürk Statue


    The great man is shown astride a horse in this large statue in Cumhuriyet Meydanı.

  • Çeşme Belediye


    The modern belediye (municipality) building is located on Cumhuriyet Meydanı.

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