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Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis

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Address: Pythagorion 83103, Greece

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Early Christian Church and Castle

I must be lucky as I visited the church not 3 minutes from my Pension and it was open. This is an absolutely gorgeous place inside. The decoration and detail is wonderful to see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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Wexford, Ireland
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Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I must be lucky as I visited the church not 3 minutes from my Pension and it was open. This is an absolutely gorgeous place inside. The decoration and detail is wonderful to see and I would highly recommend a visit. Even the old/ancient prayer books are on display and really should be protected from the public. Even if you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It was less than a five minute walk from where we were staying so it was easy to access. It was pretty nice, but the actual castle's entrance was closed so there was not much to see.

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Agia Paraskevi, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Located in the center of Pythagorio town.You can access it on foot not mor than five minutes from the port. It is very well preservation. the view from there is panoramic.You can see the potokaki beach and the arport.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

My second holiday on the island, and second visit of Pythagoreo and even the castle. Must see, specially when the Tunnel of Eupalinos is still (2014-2016..) closed and there is no note about it on the web :(

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

A nice walk to the ruins and the view was marvelous overlooking the city and the ocean. Definetley worth seeing.

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Samos, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

When in Pythagoria a lovely stroll up the back streets will take you there. Beautiful old architecture, a fabulous cemetery at the back overlooking the Mediterranean.

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

We visited outside areas of the castle during the hottest time of the day, of course. But it was worth seeing, nice details. Also the white cemetery with all flowers that family & friends had taken there, the ruins & the spectacular view to the sea & airport was worth seeing (Y)

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Oksboel, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Lykourgos Logothetis was the leader during the revolution 1821-24 against the Turks. The castle on a hill in the periphery of Pythagorion.was his headquarter. You can still see a big part of the castle. Next to the castle is a very beautiful church and cemetery. There is a fantastic view over the sea from the castle.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

This is an easy place to visit and well worthwhile. The castle is completely fitted out inside with lovely chestnut wooden stairs, excellent displays and great views from its windows. The Church is typically Greek and very nice. The adjoining burial ground is well kept and attractive. The site is fairly close to the harbour.

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Scherpenzeel, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

The ruïns of an old castle overlooking the bay at Pythagorion. Close to a big parking place, easy walk from the town centre. The museum is closed on Mondays, it looks lovely and gives you a good feel of the place. No entrance fee which is a big plus, you would expect it to be crowded but it is not.... More 

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