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Kastro, Naxos Town

Categories: Neighborhoods, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Kastro and many more Naxos attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Naxos itinerary maker.
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  • Beautiful archways, narrow alleys, towers and walls. Wander and imagine what life was like in Venetian time. Do not miss visiting. 
  • Ancient fortress in Naxos, surrounded by a maze of narrow streets. To visit is optional, but if you like the old days, you should go. The truth is a little expensive. Better come up to 3:00 days.
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  • I guess the Kastro was not what I expected - I was thinking of a more traditional castle ruins but the Kastro area, whilst I did see the outside wall within the old town, was more the maze of cobble s...  read more »
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