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Kos Town Castle

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Address: Harbor Front, Kos Town, Greece
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+30 2242 027927
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This was built by knights Templar and is Kos' main tourist attraction.

This was built by knights Templar and is Kos' main tourist attraction.

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Paula

Went in the castle ruins not expecting much came out amazed. Much bigger inside than it looks on the outside loads of old Greek urns old engravings etc great views but steps can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great castle with an interesting story behind it, if you are on holiday in Kos I highly suggest visiting this place.

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Thank Matthew C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in the castle ruins not expecting much came out amazed. Much bigger inside than it looks on the outside loads of old Greek urns old engravings etc great views but steps can be steep but also ramps in places for easier access to the upper part of the ruins with great views. Seemed like forever getting round the place... More 

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Thank Paula A
Serres, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Makes you wonder how this is been built ages ago. History is very interesting for this castle. Very interesting as well the entrance and the location of it.don't forget your camera,view from the castle is very unique.

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely castle to explore in the sun! Great views from all angles and we really enjoyed our cultural trip before cold drink to cool off!

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Hidden behind its high exterior walls is a gem of a ruin. You can walk around the different levels, discovering hidden courtyards, taking in the views of the harbour and examining pieces of the old architecture scattered around. It is easy to imagine how it was and it almost has a romantic feel to it (from a female perspective); men... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Classic old castle to explore and walk about. Old ruins and fantastic views. Hints of St. John's knights all about.

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Chelmsford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

It is easy to spend several hours here, just walking the grounds and battlements. Superb views of the harbour. There is also plenty of history here, with numerous old relics and statues. It is also a fantastic place to watch the different species of lizard that seem to be everywhere.

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Thank stewen
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The castle of Kos is well worth the price of admission as there is plenty to see and lots of great photo opportunities. The building and ruins are in good condition and the area is quite large so expect to spend a few hours soaking it all in as you explore the location. It's probably not as good as the... More 

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Glendora, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Don't know much about what we were looking at, but it was pretty awesome to see. It was pretty hot while we were there, but I very much enjoyed our stroll through the castle and the surrounding area.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

For 3 euro i shouldn't complain. It was absolutely stunning however lacked any information about the castle. Would have been nice to read about it. Also be aware when with kids. Lots of health and safety issues, sudden drops etc. Glad I've seen it but won't be returning

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