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Kos Town Castle, Kos Town

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Originally built on its own island, Kos Town Castle now stands at the entrance of the Kos harbor facing Halikarnassos Castle on the Turkish coast, opposite Kos. Together these two castles controlled the strait between Kos and Turkey. The castle is made up of two defensive precincts separated by a moat. Comprised of local stone and parts of the ruins of other buildings, the outer precinct was constructed in the late 15th or early 16th century, while the interior dates to the 14th century. Cross the drawbridge from the outer to inner precinct to view the four towers inside. Climb one of the towers to look out over Kos and across the strait to Turkey. Using our online itinerary creator, Kos Town attractions like Kos Town Castle can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It was so beautiful! An emanation of nature and cosy area to take a walk in to take our own. While pace. Go on small paths and small entries. However, there were a few more information signs.
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  • If Kos town visited, the town Castle should look at. It is a large site, which all can be ran well. For children, there are many small hiding places and Chambers to explore.
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  • A great castle with an interesting story behind it, if you are on holiday in Kos I highly suggest visiting this place.  more »