Fortress 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 to defend the coast from attack by pirates. Impressively res…
Monument in Çeşme

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 and was fleet commander during the Battle of Çeşme against th…
Church in Çeşme

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.
Monument in Çeşme

Atatürk Statue

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

Çeşme Belediye

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