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There is much to see, the museum just inside on the left has some magnificent examples of ancient... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
777SarahB777
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Wonderful sunsets & interesting

Staying in Pylos at the headland end is a short climb to the castle and amazing fortifications... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
zazu2012
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

There is much to see, the museum just inside on the left has some magnificent examples of ancient funeral finds The inner citadel has a good exhibition of underwater finds Walking around the battlements gives fantastic photo opportunities of the bay Have fun

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Staying in Pylos at the headland end is a short climb to the castle and amazing fortifications. Usual story of Byzantine/Turkish/Venetian battles and changes of ownership. Well worth scrambling around on and viewing the little museum, the extraordinary views from the keep and walls and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank zazu2012
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We visited this site while touring the towns near the Romanos. It offered great sea landscapes and was an easy walk from the parking area in the small village.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

You pay 2€ as entry fee and enjoy one hour of history and heritage of Ancient Greece The small museum with many antiques and amazing old tools used thousands of years ago ....then you see the Castle...which located in the top of the hill with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hussam J
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Quite a short walk up from pretty seaside Pilos, this is where the fortified town used to be with the impressive large fort at the highest point. Pottery vessels recovered from shipwrecks thousands of years BC are well displayed and very interesting. An audio/visual show...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank stella317
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Great exhibition and wonderful things to see. A worthwhile experience. You can watch the town and the Mediterranean from up above.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank redman5314
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Castle stands on the end of the hill near the town of Pylos. Walking around in this beautiful natural surround with trees and paths, you can have a very nice view of the whole Navarino bay and small island Sfacteria. Castle is in a very...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank spi16
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You can enjoy very nice views from the castle not much to see in the actual castle area . A bit difficult to find it .

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank yiorgos2017
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We walked up to the castle where we were very impressed with the church & the two museums in the grounds. The area is an oasis of calm inside the walls.Cheap admission price considering what yo can see (even cheaper for over 65s, half price)....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 12barbluesman
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The castle is partly just interesting for its own sake, but it also has three separate small but interesting museums inside, including the archaeological museum (note that the material from the Palace of Nestor is in Chora, a nearby town that is closer to the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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