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Kastro, Naxos Town

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#3 of 10 in Historic Sites in Naxos Town
A fortification built to help protect and house the citizens of Naxos, Kastro now hosts museums, galleries, churches, and shops, as well as a number of residential homes. Wander through the four-story Venetian construction to discover a wide range of historical attractions and activities, or simply relax and take in the superb views. History buffs should tour the on-site museum to learn more about Venetian rule of the island. Stores offering elaborate textiles and pottery works are ideal for souvenir shopping. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Naxos Town holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kastro and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • As you climb the various streets and stairs you travel back in time. Boutiques and cafes wind up the slope to the walled castle and adjoining churches, monasteries and fortifications. You can spend th...  more »
  • Walking through the streets of the old city you find yourself with the castle walls and start jumping through uphill alleys with flowers cats everywhere very characteristic
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  • It is impressive the construction of the streets in the Greek Islands. Venetian culture is evident in Naxos and it's worth getting lost in its streets
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