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walk around - it's interesting and not all that busy

Kastro is the venetian castle at the top of the hill. Going up the hill and into the fort is... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
poodledoop
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MA
A must do and try to catch one of their concerts or film nights

An awesome Venetian castle at the top of Naxos Town. Best part was movie night and the Greek... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Seattle52
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Seattle, Washington
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This 13th century castle houses a 16th century Catholic Cathedral, the Archaeological Museum and the Venetian Museum.
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Kastro is the venetian castle at the top of the hill. Going up the hill and into the fort is intersting - the environment is similar to but a bit different than the other greek islands I've been to and there are some nice stores...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

An awesome Venetian castle at the top of Naxos Town. Best part was movie night and the Greek Bouzouki night entertainment. Just fabulous and so much fun with awesome music and dance.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The castle itself is very nice ,but very fragmented and not so well taken care of has in other places.And now the fact that the venetian museum is closed and for sale is an even bigger minus for the inhabitants of Naxos.Over all worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

A little difficult to find but well worth it once you do! Go through the castle before or after dinner!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lmac246
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Not sure if this wasn't accessible due to the fact that it was a Sunday, but all we could see of the Castle was the outside architecture. Would have hoped that there were better signage and information about it available. Nevertheless, if you are in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank hyhopes
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The Fortress or Castro of Naxos is said to be the only one in the Cyclades that has been inhabited ever since it was built. I had the fortune of running into a movie night in the castle celebrating the 18th Domus Festival and watched...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Kastro, as has been pointed out countless times used to be a fortified place which now is lived in and not some castle in the conventional style. Very narrow steep streets full of interesting nooks and crannies, small churches, houses from where you can hear...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tony M
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Seems much more promising than it is.Only if you are passing by and its a part of your walk in the harbour.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank nikosa335
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We got lost on purpose many times, we took our time to see as much as we could and it was all so picturesque and interesting.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Dora T
Reviewed 26 July 2017

There is enough for everyone. The walk to the castle through the narrow alleys and white houses is remarkable. The route has loads of restaurants, shops, cafes. The view of the town from top is beautiful, but more importantly the sunset. Looks splendid from the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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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.
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