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Kastro, Naxos Town

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#3 of 9 in Historic Sites in 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 Town holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kastro and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A construction around which the city was found. Unfortunately undermaintained and now a days closed, maybe for construction, which isn't obvious. To be found on the top of the Old city, which...  more »
  • Love castles, and this one was a unique experience with peoples houses being on the inside, lovely quaint little alleys and a lovely panoramic view of Naxos from inside view point.  more »
  • 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...  more »

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