Cesme Castle The Ottoman Sultan Bayezid II built the castle in 1508. It bears all the characteristics of Ottoman architecture.There is a museum in the Castle. The finds unearthed in the village of Çeşme-Ildırı, are on display in this museum. This historical structure is used for the International Çeşme Music Festival which is held between July 2-7 every year. In front of the castle is the statue of Kaptan-ı Derya Gazi Hasan Pasha from Algeria with a lion.