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Kritinia Castle

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Worth a visit and it's free. The views from the ruined castle are stunning. There is a car park nearby but not much else!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Jersey, Channel Islands
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Jersey, Channel Islands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit and it's free. The views from the ruined castle are stunning. There is a car park nearby but not much else!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Came here on a sunny day and it was a really nice trip to this site! We have enjoyed it a lot. The ruins are nice, maybe better in hiking shoes, not in the flip flops, as in my case.

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Thank JD D
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

No other castle on Rhodes has as many walls that are still standing. Wonderful walk around where you can see where many of the rooms of the castle were and it offers great views

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Thank Edward A
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a must-see place if you are passing in a car as it's only just off the main road. From the car park it's only a few steps and then you have panoramic views out over the sea. It's ideal for taking photos and you don't have to pay a penny. If you like it then it's also worth... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Entrance is free to this castle/ruins constructed by the Knights of St John. There is not so much to see here and it only took 15 minutes of our time. A good spot for sea views and Parking is easy with a car park by the stairs leading up to the castle. Tips - Double up a visit to Kritinia... More 

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Thank Martz4040
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

and again the beautiful views from the top of the ruins, a short climbing stairs and doing pictures. I recommend

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Thank gosjar j
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We happened upon this place by accident, it's really peaceful and less tourists visiting, not too steep a climb but amazing views at the top, lovely cafe at the bottom well worth a visit

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Thank John M
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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The views are stunning once you get to the top. The car park is below the castle and you have to walk up quite a lot of steep steps where there is also no handrail. Once at the castle you can walk about the ruins but the steps haven't been well maintained so it can be a bit of a... More 

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Thank Katherine S
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place, amazing views and it's free! Was quite a drive on the quad from Tholos but would do it again. I think it's probably one of the attraction that gets overlooked but if you want some great views/photos it's a must do.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

The views are absutely amazing. We visited late afternoon about 5pm. To reach the castle you need to climb some steps- once inside, the castle dips down again towards the sea. Quite a lot of the sea facing Walls remain and there are a few crannies to explore. However the climb the tower structure on your left as you enter... More 

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