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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. 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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  • The Chora Castle, also called Kastro, has Venetian origins and it is now a shopping area. The wall surrounding the fortress is pentagonal and has three gates. The tower protecting the fortress stands ...  more »
  • I went many times to the Castle, for a concert, to Brown, to see an exhibition of wooden sculptures. Every time another time of the day and each time I was seeing with other eye the alleys, the spiita with the oikosima over their doors, staircases, the sky above me. The best walk I did one morning around 7, the tranquility. Just ... wonderful!
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  • Not recommend if your tagging along children (impossible to tour with a children's stroller)!!! We were searching for the castle, constantly going uphill, when a local told us we were already in the c...  more »