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The Virgin of Panteli Castle

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KNIGHTS OF ST JOHN castle of magnicent proportions

Access via the windmills road and a good road flanked by a huge down drop to the sea. Ok but not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wellington, United Kingdom
Well worth the trek

The castle also has a church and museum attached to it which are very interesting to say the least... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Access via the windmills road and a good road flanked by a huge down drop to the sea. Ok but not very nice on a very windy day. The castle is magnificent a nd the nearby church has a 1000 lb German bomb in the...More

Thank Baantam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle also has a church and museum attached to it which are very interesting to say the least. There are a lot of uneven steps and the views at the top are breathtaking.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The walk up to the castle through the windmills is breathtaking, the views on the way up and when you get to the castle you can see all over Alinda bay and Agia Marina stunning . The 400 steps to walk down are stunning and...More

Thank johnlongstaff
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the castle by car, you can also go on foot from a path. The entrance is free and you will enjoy nice views. There is also inside a church and a museum which exposes Byzantine items with entrance 2 euros. The environment of...More

1  Thank sa0610
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Known by various names this Castle is an absolute must for visitors to Leros. The Castle, perched on the top of a hill, dominates the skyline from all around (beautifully illuminated at night). Apparently it's easy to reach by road, but we chose to make...More

2  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The view is fantastic, the Chappell is beautiful. If you have time it is very easy to go. It worth it.

Thank tseliosg80
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We drove up to the castle after some trouble en route when helpful shop owner told us that the road was closed! We eventually found the route via Pantelli a couple of days later. The direction sign is visible only to people driving north! We...More

1  Thank BuckinghamshirePaddy
Reviewed 19 June 2018

There isn’t much to see of the castle itself but the views are stunning. Go up early or late it’s quite a steep and hot climb. 400 steps apparently, but once there it’s well worth the toil and the lady custodian is lovely. She gave...More

Thank Sally T
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Great views, unfortunately we were not able to visit with the caretaker. But well worth minimal 2 euro entrance

Thank Jim E
Reviewed 28 April 2018

The castle and museum are well worth a visit. After a long walk up, very steep paths at times, the sense of achievement you get is secondary to the views of the island you get from the top. The castle has a museum with many...More

Thank KatomeriKaf
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Response from johnlongstaff | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it opens at 8am until 1pm , then opens again at 4pm until 8pm , hope you enjoy the stunning views, looks amazing at night when all lit up