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Kritinia Castle

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Billed as "the best condition crusader era castle" it is worth a visit but dont expect more than an interesting ruin

this is one of those places that require use of a hire car as it is very secluded, but that really... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Preston, United Kingdom
Well worth a diversion to

I've been coming to this island for 50 years, why did I not visit this before? Built by the Knights... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Noel W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is one of those places that require use of a hire car as it is very secluded, but that really adds to its charm, and the views are amazing. Set at the top of a cliff about half way up the west side of...More

Thank chrsshd2649
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to this island for 50 years, why did I not visit this before? Built by the Knights of St John in 15C it is on disrepair. Stunning views, aromatic scents of wild flowers & free toilets! Fresh orange juice and few tourists.

Thank Noel W
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit and it's free. The views from the ruined castle are stunning. There is a car park nearby but not much else!

Thank Jerseybean26
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Came here on a sunny day and it was a really nice trip to this site! We have enjoyed it a lot. The ruins are nice, maybe better in hiking shoes, not in the flip flops, as in my case.

Thank JD D
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

No other castle on Rhodes has as many walls that are still standing. Wonderful walk around where you can see where many of the rooms of the castle were and it offers great views

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a must-see place if you are passing in a car as it's only just off the main road. From the car park it's only a few steps and then you have panoramic views out over the sea. It's ideal for taking photos and...More

Thank christine b
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Entrance is free to this castle/ruins constructed by the Knights of St John. There is not so much to see here and it only took 15 minutes of our time. A good spot for sea views and Parking is easy with a car park by...More

Thank Martz4040
Reviewed 3 October 2016

and again the beautiful views from the top of the ruins, a short climbing stairs and doing pictures. I recommend

Thank gosjar j
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We happened upon this place by accident, it's really peaceful and less tourists visiting, not too steep a climb but amazing views at the top, lovely cafe at the bottom well worth a visit

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The views are stunning once you get to the top. The car park is below the castle and you have to walk up quite a lot of steep steps where there is also no handrail. Once at the castle you can walk about the ruins...More

Thank Katherine S
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Sylvia E
Hi there, Can anyone advise me how I can get to Kritinia Castle? We're staying in Pefki and would really love to visit here for a sunset. thanks!
29 June 2016|
Response from Annie L | Reviewed this property |
I think you really need a car. There are busses around the island but it could take a while. The island is really easy to drive around and the car rental is pretty cheap. We used Rodos cars and would definitely recommend... More
Can I book a sailing trip ahead of time? How can I do this?
11 August 2015|
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