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Kastro, 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 holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kastro and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • A bit confusing to access but worth a look if you can manage it, we couldn’t find the little cafe/restaurant - so good luck.  more »
  • Interesting history lesson. Lots of information about who built it what it was used for etc... Just plain beautiful. The mosaic in the back is stunning.  more »
  • This castle is surrounded by streets and homes so its hard to ever really get a good view of it. You basically walk all around the outside. Its worth the couple hours you spend walking to it and aroun...  more »
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