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Methoni, Pylos-Nestor Τ.Κ 240 06, Greece
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All reviews well worth a visit couple of hours wonderful place large area entrance fee guide book restoration work spectacular views during summer within the walls free entry closing time different parts opening hours are tower castle sea
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful, large and preserved fortress on the seashore. It shows the size and power of the Byzantine Empire and Venetian republic.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ZokiBeograd
Reviewed 4 December 2018

To be fair this is more of a fortress than a castle per se. You pay a 2 Euros entrance after you cross the bridge and you can wonder across all the ruins of the Venetian fortress. If you want to visit it completely from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Justine_Sade
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

It was such a great surprise to visit the Castle. We stayed in the hotel next door and only could see the entrance of the Castle, it didn’t look big or very interesting. We visited it after checking out of the hotel, what a mistake!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank pinkcarper
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

The best medieval castle in Europe The history, the sympathetic restoration makes this site quite remarkable Make sure you visit the site extremes in both directions

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 19 October 2018

To come to late to visit this castle, which is a shame as we wanted to enjoy the sunset from the tower on the sea, but it was time to leave (they close at 6 pm :( Otherwise, nice castle, but not too much information...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank christopherW267LU
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

This is a nice little location which has the usual free-entry days for most Greek cultural attractions. There is not a vast amount to see, but there are informative signs to help make sense of what is at the site. The sea fort at the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a brilliant place to visit. Costs 2 euro to get in. Really beautiful setting and very interesting to wander around.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank garyb70
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We were staying in Costa Navarino, Kalamata and Pylos is a short 10 minute drive away (we had our own rental car). As a 1/2 day outing we decided to visit Pylos and it's 2 castles. The entrance fee was very low and there are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 296fayt
Reviewed 2 October 2018

In the 70s, when we were young and looking for something different, we drove a bright yellow Escort Mexico all the way from the UK to Greece. Landing at Patras, we motored down the west coast of the Peloponnese on empty rural roads arriving at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Neil M
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

My hubby and I had no idea really how large the site was. My top tip would be to def take a small bottle of water ! We didn’t & regretted it. Lovely to just wander round & take all the history in. We had...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Carol A
7 September 2017|
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Summertime hours were 10:00am - 8:00pm