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Review of Byzantine Castle Ruins

Byzantine Castle Ruins
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Private Tour: Santorini Sightseeing with Photo Stops on the Fira to Oia Hiking...
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London, United Kingdom
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“ruins”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2014

the byzantine castle ruins is not worth the struggle not much to see,oia well worth the visit walked down little streets,shops and restaurants,most restaurants have great views,i had a meal in one and the views are breathtaking, did not wait for the sunset to crowded you can see it from fira less crowded,

Visited May 2014
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“so romantic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

got in love staring at the sunset from the venecian castle....Red sky ,slight wind,beautiful quiet Oia

Visited March 2014
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Del Mar, California
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“Ruins are disappointing but Oia was not and worth seeing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2014

Went to Oia to see the town and heard about the ruins so we went there and were disappointed. There is really not much to see at the ruins but there is a lot to see and do in Oia. The town has restaurants with great views, interesting shops and narrow streets with beautiful old white washed houses. The hillside views of the town and views from the town to the water are spectacular. We enjoyed a fabulous lunch overlooking the town and had a delightful time just walking around and taking photos. If you're in Santorini I would definitely plan a visit to Oia because we thought it was well worth the time.

Visited November 2013
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“Interesting”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

Great views for sunsets, but can get a little bit crowded in the afternoon. One visit is enough to see everything.

Visited September 2013
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“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

Went here a couple of times but never for sunset as I don't think you would get close!! Nice panoramic view of Oia. Get here early in the morning to get sunrise photos.

Visited September 2013
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