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Byzantine Castle Ruins

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Oia 847 02, Greece
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Visit this place for a photo shoot or sunset viewing during the evening. it gets bit crowded in the evening, so grab a place early if going for sunset.

Thank Geetika S
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

It gets totally packed for the sunset. If you get there really early and get right at the front it would be amazing but there was so many people it was hard to get good photos without people's heads or selfie sticks in them! Very...More

Thank Liesl D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The ruins aren't too spectacular and it is a bit of a climb to get there, but the views from there are to die for!

Thank linda s
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The short climb to the Byzantine Castle ruins in Oia are worth it. A good side walk off of the main commercial (and often very touristy) drag. From the Castle you get a good vantage point to see the beautiful village of Oia on one...More

1  Thank Joel G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Beautiful views for the sunset, but packed. Walk a few steps down towards Amoudi Bay for less people and a similar view!

1  Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The Castle ruins is just a pile of rocks, there must be some history behind it but for me all stars goes for the amazing views of Oia and sunset.

Thank Naz T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking view over the town and the sea and islands. Must see piece of history and such a great photo spot!

Thank Michal W
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a must go, see, and touch. Enjoy the amazing views. Stay a while and relax. Probably a great place for a sunset - that we didn't stay for : (

Thank daqattaq
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Amazing historical site open to the public with mesmerizing views of the sunrise and sunset. A must see in Santorini!

Thank bs86986
Reviewed 5 May 2017

The sea, the cliffs, the sunset colours are very much breath taking. But the amount of tourists gathering there from all over the island is overwhelming. Indeed it is exceptional, but it wasn't worth all the hustle and the noise for me

Thank ameersaad
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15 May 2016|
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Response from nithi25 | Reviewed this property |
From Oia(where rthe castle ruins) are , we can reach Perissa though bus and it is very easy. Just get to the know timings of the bus and they plan. There are toilets only in the shops or restaurants around. Hence you can... More
25 April 2015|
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Response from AnaH32 | Reviewed this property |
Oia is northwest of the Island where the Byzantine Castle Ruins are, and Akrotiri is in the southeast and you need to drive to get there. Enjoy your trip!