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Pleasant walk

Not too commercial part of the Chora, full of narrow pathways and staircases, with a couple of... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Marlboro, New Jersey

It's nice to see the old walls and small paths, go around and around and discover new places... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Waldemar K
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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 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 671marina
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The Kastro might seem daunting to climb up to, but you are rewarded with a gem of a place. The Catholic Church is a contrast to the rich cathedral below and worth a look. The museum has an amazing collection of artefacts from around Naxos,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shona B
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Nice walk up the hill, with good views available in selective spots. Impressive construction for the day when you consider it.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ghotai
Reviewed 5 July 2018

a visit there is like a visit to the past- not far from the old town- in fact you can come across it without realising it-

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank apostolidougeorgia
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Nice walk going up! Old section of the town. Beautiful view on top. I expected cafes or restaurant upthere but there is only one cafe and it doesn't open until 10 AM.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Marlene P
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It's like the other Castro in Cyclades, with just a few more shops for tourists. Still, there is a tranquil calm in comparison to the streets above the harbor.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Attilaahun
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The castle is hardly something distinct. You see some evidence of the walls in the circular area partway up after a substantial climb. Try to visit the archeological museum and tower once up near the top, but go early, because these places close at 15:00!

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Craig B
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Great place to wonder around and see lots of old beautiful buildings and ruins..great shopping and cafes everywhere

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Neatesy
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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.