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Castle of Geraki

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While at the village of Geraki which also boasts byzantine churches, do not follow the first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pol l
Athens Greece
13C Byzantine city

Situated 5 minutes drive outside the town of Geraki, set atop a hill. The entrance is gated with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While at the village of Geraki which also boasts byzantine churches, do not follow the first sign directing your to take a left towards the archeological site! Rather follow the second sign leading you to the left, which is right after the Geraki village, just...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated 5 minutes drive outside the town of Geraki, set atop a hill. The entrance is gated with a modern entrance. Free entry. The female staff member was so welcoming and recommended watching the excellent short video first. Renovation has taken place and it shows....More

1  Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Well worth a visit this Byzantine city of fortress will not disappoint. It is free to enter and the churches are opened for a couple of hours between 12.00 and two (Sept). It was empty when we visited in September - it was very hot...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We visited en route to Monemvasia from Mystras. We hadn't heard of it until the day before we were travelling and we wanted to do something on the drive over. We couldn't find an exact address but headed to the town knowing it would be...More

Thank GazBenj
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The castle of Geraki is situated a few kilometres outside of the town on the road that leads to Molaous & Monemvassia. Contrary to other reviews, it is very easy to find and not situated in a remote area of Lakonia ( 40km east of...More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 27 September 2015

The fortress is located on top of the hills in a rather remote district of Laconia region. We got there by a pure coincidence when trying to find our way from Kyparissia, Laconia, to Geraka, small sea harbor not far from Monemvasia. Probably difficult to...More

Thank Igor P
Reviewed 18 May 2014

The Geraki Castle is located on a hilltop near the Geraki village in the Lakonia region. It was really a small town, walled in by the Franks. The fortifications are well preserved. Two churches are open for visitation with well preserved 15'th-16'th century frescoes. Very...More

4  Thank Fane_Babanul
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Response from Peter K | Reviewed this property |
The site isn't officially open as it is undergoing major restoration works but it can still be visited on weekdays. If I remember correctly, the site is open until 3pm as this is the time that the workers finish & close... More