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Get lost in the little pedestrian streets. Very interesting to explore the castle. Make sure to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pol L
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Back again.

We are enjoying our sixth festival, and it is a tribute to the organisers that they are able to put... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bruce H
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This 13th century castle houses a 16th century Catholic Cathedral, the Archaeological Museum and the Venetian Museum.
Naxos Town, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Get lost in the little pedestrian streets. Very interesting to explore the castle. Make sure to visit the archaeological museum! If you like photography you will find inspiration and you will surely take some nice photos.

Thank Pol L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are enjoying our sixth festival, and it is a tribute to the organisers that they are able to put on such high quality performances. The musicians entertaining us this year have been of an incredible calibre. The new venue is in some ways better,...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Before you arrived to Naxos you can see the castle from the boat. And you can see it from many other places from the town. Recommended.

Thank Kati M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Built in 1207 we entered the castle via the lift at the non seaside entrance - straight to the 4th floor at 0.5 Euro per person for lift maintenance - it was a bargain. We wandered through the rooftop cafe after taking some photos from...More

Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I walked up here first for a guitar concert near the Catholic Cathedral and experienced the great views over the harbour at night. Later during the day I explored the little archaeological museum and enjoyed the shops going up and down.

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We went for a stroll in the evening before dinner and this was a really beautiful place with narrow pathways and plenty of history. Few beautiful places to discover on the way. There was a theatre hidden in the alley ways which looks interesting but...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Simply beautiful, well preserved without being ruined by modern times (too much). The contrast with the the Ancient Greek ruins is also very interesting.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Not too commercial part of the Chora, full of narrow pathways and staircases, with a couple of points of interest. The cultural center offers excellent musical performances in the summer.

Thank IlyaBurlak
Reviewed 15 July 2018

It's nice to see the old walls and small paths, go around and around and discover new places, panoramas or shops here.

Thank Waldemar K
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Visit the Archaeological museum and pick early morning hours. If you do not visit the museum then late afternoon is ideal.

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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.