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Read about this place and it's history when you go. From a castle to a prison to a museum now. Its... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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The castle ruins are situated in the old town of the city, with narrow streets leading up to it... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Eptapirgiou, Thessaloniki 566 25, Greece
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Read about this place and it's history when you go. From a castle to a prison to a museum now. Its stairs will take through the seven towers and show you different great views and some art exhibitions too.

Thank NicoleRiveraRivera
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Nothing special only good view the to city from the top. Only two small, but interesting exhibition of old prison. Entrance is free but facility have the toilets and tap with drinking water.

Thank martinj386
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The castle ruins are situated in the old town of the city, with narrow streets leading up to it. The view is breathtaking, with the city and the sea. Well worth a visit, and while you are here the Castro has a fantastic roof terrace...More

Thank AnItalianSoul
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We walked to the castle from Ladadika and the journey took about an hour. The latter stages are quite steep so not for the faint hearted. The castle tour is free and a helpful guide explained the castle to us and opened access to ramparts...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We arrived by car( free parking) but you can reach by taxi. Nice antiques site. Without much explanation. You should read about the place maybe before you arrive. Construction is interesting so many items as if not connected to the components of the walls. I...More

Thank Orit O
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The Eptapyrgion Castle (meaning Seven Towers) is on the hilltop overlooking beautiful Thessaloniki. Visiting this castle is a must and try the restaurants/cafes as well.

Thank Savvas123
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing views of the city, beautiful walls and gardens. It requires a hard walk up but its worth the effort

Thank JuanSebastianReina
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The castle is something that not so many tourist visit.Most people stop at the viewpoint just 10 minutes before and they miss this.I totally recommend it-plus it is free to enter. I must add that it is kind of spooky in the entrance cause it...More

Thank Marc J
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Part of the medieval castle of Thessaloniki, Eptapyrgio (seven towers) ruins stand at the top of Thessaloniki, the capital of Macedonia. Part of the castle used to be Yedi Kule prison. Now, a sightseeing and a good place to visit. Try the cafeterias and the...More

1  Thank DimitrisG17
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Looking from the tower over Thessaloniki and beyond provides a unique view on the different parts of the city, on the gulf and on the mountains on the other side. So much history and activities packed in such a small city, divided into 2-3 unique...More

Thank Yuval D
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Hi! you should use bus No. 23 check the route at the website of oasth, the public transportation company of the city.
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