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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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  • A wonderful place to have been. To see here what you get is well worth a visit. To have been on Kos can not do without this beautiful Kos Town Castle
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  • Inside the Castle, the lack of security and barriers so during a visit with children you need to be very careful. Not worth the 4e for admission.
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  • Go to the summer season of the maximum 15 days to stay in Mystic and history, I'd advise that the marina district, the beaches region quality.
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