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Kastro, Naxos Town

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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 holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kastro and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This Fort was Build by the Venetians in Order to Defend the Island from the Turks. The very narrow streets Leading to the top of the Castlle Are Full of Merchants Selling All Kinds of Craft. Very Inte...  more »
  • Our visit coincided with the celebration of Carnival. Impressive makigiarismenoi hundreds of people wander round the Castle and descend to the Country where they burn the Carnival do not miss
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  • If they want to avoid the noon in the high season, the best time to visit is early morning.
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