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“Nice view and nice house Barozzi.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kastro

Kastro
Ranked #3 of 39 things to do in Naxos Town
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Owner description: This 13th century castle houses a 16th century Catholic Cathedral, the Archaeological Museum and the Venetian Museum.
Holland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Nice view and nice house Barozzi.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

Nice view from the Kastro. On the Kastro also the Venetian museum from the family DellaRocca-Barozzi. This was their home with many personal belongings. Also a personal guide for you. You must see this.

Visited May 2014
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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Must go”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

Very good very romantic!
We had a great time there.
Avoid ,very hot months,is better to visit may,June or September .

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“The islands most beautiful seaside village with grilled fish and mule safari”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

I didn't suspect,until my feet touched the sand of Kastro,that it owed its present form to the Venetians ; a protective ring of cramped houses in a nervous medieval huddle presenting only windows and dovecotes to the outside world...the better to protect the inner town with its often vaulted all so often over the centuries that the accretions now seem softened.

My favourite view is from the Belfry of Panayia Kohi church in Artemonas,the most elegant of Sifnos's three horas..... with the hike to Vathi rewarding you with the island's most beautiful seaside village.
Look out for the tiny monastery of the Archangel Gabriel next to the tavernas on the beach. If you partake in a fish grilling,insist that you want it not overcooked.... i had to back my request by offering not to pay if unsatisfied. It was superb. We took a mule safari over the marble paved mule trails across the terraced lanscape. Yoppi!

Visited September 2013
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Bergen
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“A town inside the castle.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

When you enter the Kastro, there is not just a fortress/castle, but also a small town with many houses inside where once the "latins" (people from Venice) lived.

Visited October 2013
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Cologne, Germany
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“Not too much to see”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

Compared to other castles I have visited there is not as much to see as I'm normally used to, yet it's well preserved and renovated so definitely worth a quick look. Make sure to reserve enough time for a walk through the old town which is built around the castle and that I enjoyed more.

Visited September 2013
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