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This castle is surrounded by streets and homes so its hard to ever really get a good view of it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Britt D
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Fascinating reminder of Venetian history.

Although there is not a great deal left untouched of the old castle of kastro, it stands out in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gregory D
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New Lambton
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This 13th century castle houses a 16th century Catholic Cathedral, the Archaeological Museum and the Venetian Museum.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“venetian castle” (11 reviews)
“old town” (31 reviews)
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Naxos Town, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle is surrounded by streets and homes so its hard to ever really get a good view of it. You basically walk all around the outside. Its worth the couple hours you spend walking to it and around it. We did pay the few...More

Thank Britt D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although there is not a great deal left untouched of the old castle of kastro, it stands out in views from all over the island, brooding over Chora town. Some parts of the towers are recognisable, but the maze of narrow alleys leading up to...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Spent a couple of hours walking around here one morning. It's very interesting and good excuse to get some time away from the beach

Thank scrizzle
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Kastro is located right into town and is worth walking around and exploring, in our opinion. We paid the couple euro to get into the museum. There was information in English but it didn't take more than 20 minutes to see everything. We came...More

Thank Janelle U
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Kastro is the venetian castle at the top of the hill. Going up the hill and into the fort is intersting - the environment is similar to but a bit different than the other greek islands I've been to and there are some nice stores...More

Thank poodledoop
Reviewed 4 October 2017

An awesome Venetian castle at the top of Naxos Town. Best part was movie night and the Greek Bouzouki night entertainment. Just fabulous and so much fun with awesome music and dance.

Thank Seattle52
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The castle itself is very nice ,but very fragmented and not so well taken care of has in other places.And now the fact that the venetian museum is closed and for sale is an even bigger minus for the inhabitants of Naxos.Over all worth a...More

Thank martha gloria p
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A little difficult to find but well worth it once you do! Go through the castle before or after dinner!

Thank lmac246
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Not sure if this wasn't accessible due to the fact that it was a Sunday, but all we could see of the Castle was the outside architecture. Would have hoped that there were better signage and information about it available. Nevertheless, if you are in...More

Thank hyhopes
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Fortress or Castro of Naxos is said to be the only one in the Cyclades that has been inhabited ever since it was built. I had the fortune of running into a movie night in the castle celebrating the 18th Domus Festival and watched...More

Thank Ricky Y
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kikie355
20 August 2016|
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Response from Katia K | Reviewed this property |
There are many boats to visit Naxos Island. Of course from Santorini port you can arrive into 3 hours with blue star ferries.
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