|Mersin Province, Turkey|
|Built by||Byzantine Empire|
|Demolished||Part of it|
|Most of east building still standing.|
|Controlled by||Ministry of Culture|
Gözne Castle is a medieval castle in Mersin Province, Turkey.
The castle is in the Toros Mountains at Gözne town. It is accessible only from the north i.e. Gözne. Its distance to Mersin is 30 kilometres (19 mi) The road to the castle is an all seasons open road. The altitude of the castle is 1,120 metres (3,670 ft). The castle is open to visits.. It is situted to the south of
The castle was built (or rebuilt ) during the late Byzantine era. It was built to protect the road from the Mediterranean Sea coast to the important Çandır Castle (Baberon) which is situated about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) birds flight to east.
There are two buildings in the castle. The one at the east is an rectangular building with an elevated door, four bastions and five windows. The one at the west is a two storey irregular hexagonal building with two doors and three windows. Recently, a picnic are has been established to the north of the castle.
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