Byzantine Castle Ruins, Oia

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Enjoy one of the best panoramic views of Santorini from Byzantine Castle Ruins, the remains of a 15th-century castle between Oia and Ormos Ammoudia. The view from the citadel boasts some of the most photographed images in all of Greece with picturesque whitewashed buildings, a windmill, and the azure sea beneath spectacular cliffs. If you want to see the sunset, come early to get a good seat. You can plan Oia trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Good views from these ruins, but the ruins themselves are poorly maintained so you should condition your expectations appropriately. In the off season it's not too crowded and you don't need to worry ...  more »
  • Visit in Crete and Santorini trip not-it's still that nothing vacation hold)) Went on day 1. Sailed on the huge ferry, and the island itself moved by bus. Really liked the village Oia. Beautiful views, narrow streets and crowds of people. BUT! Get smart and turn into the lane, and then on the parallel Street walk as you heart desires on nearly deserted streets, but no less beautiful. True, one lane in the beautiful flowering tree stood in line for photo))) the ruins of the Castle also impressive, especially the kind with them. You can go to the observation deck, or get off the trail and be all alone in a crowded village. The spirit of breathtaking views, smells and sensations.
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  • The sunset here is amazing but do go and book your spot early as it gets really crowded here. It’s beautiful and worth it.  more »
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  • Amazing views of oia from here. The best place to see the sunset. Bring a warm coat in March/April
  • If you are in Santorini you will visit this place. The views around worth ever second over there. You can see an amazing sun set.
  • Probably the best spot to see the city at dusk and the sun setting into the ocean. Truly breathtaking.
  • The sunset view from this point is amazing. But he there well before sunset, as it gets very crowded.
  • Nice place to take photos. Great view of oia. Although this will be closed before sunset. There is a small church here
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