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Kos Town Castle, Kos Town

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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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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  • The well-known Saint John Castle is worth a one time visit but then you have it seen. Although quite large in area but not really special.
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  • was very interesting and also you get some nice views from around the habour lots of photos to take too 
  • Tickets cost € 4 per person. Inside there are many stones, the dimensions are already huge but most of it is destroyed. The view's worth it anyway.
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