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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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  • Simply stunning !!!!... great value for money.. peaceful and tranquil as it's adult only!!... great food,facilities,staff and entertainment.. cannot fault it ...would highly recommend it and will defi...  more »
  • Went to Kos castle, it was €4 each per adult. Very interesting, some stunning views over the harbour , make sure you wear sun cream as very hot and open and a hat. Not accessible for pushchairs and I ...  more »
  • The walls are by far the most impressive feature of the castle, once inside there is not a lot to see. A reasonable view of the harbour but then that can be obtained from many other places. In compari...  more »