|Kantara Castle from parking lot|
|Half way up looking to south|
The word kantara in Arabic means 'arch.' Kantara Castle is built on an arch and is accessible from only one side. We drove to the castle from the south side of the peninsula and the road was horrible -- very narrow and far-too-many patches in the asphalt. Very bumpy and long ride up there, with spectacular views and sheer drop-offs!. On the way down we opted to take a different route. About 1/4 way down there was an intersection and we turned north rather than take re-trace our route to the south. Much, much better! The road was all new asphalt; even had shoulders and guard rails! Definitely the better route to visit this castle.
|Looking to north from Kantara Castle|
But Kantara Castle gets a thumbs up.
Here are a few more photos added later. Taken by Glenn and later emailed to us.
|Judy at Kantara Castle looking southward|
|Bill near top at Kantara Castle|
|Glenn at Kantara Castle|
|Judy & Bill at Kantara Castle|