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Venetian Castle

Chora, Kythira 801 00, Greece
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Nice old castle.

Nice old castle with great view of kithira and island hitra. Not many other things to see, however... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Γιαννης Α
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The one thing in Kythera you cannot miss

have been there many times and keep coming back, preferably first thing in the morning when it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Chora, Kythira 801 00, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice old castle with great view of kithira and island hitra. Not many other things to see, however it is clean and well preserved. Some old canons here and there, as well.

Thank Γιαννης Α
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

have been there many times and keep coming back, preferably first thing in the morning when it is cool and empty. Being Kythera there is always a breeze (or a gale). The most spectacular views on the island, with a bird's eye view over the...More

Thank omegendorph
Reviewed 23 November 2016

It's mostly ruins, but still nice, informative and full of history. The view over the port and hills is breathtaking. Certainly the most impressive thing to see on Kythira. Well, after the watermills/waterfalls. :)

1  Thank AleaUn
Reviewed 24 October 2016

A must see when you visit Kythera, stunning views, a real trip into history. Continue with the narrow streets of Hora and take a brake in Hora center, for a coffee!

Thank Rucsandra R
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Beautiful views of the Kapsali double bays from above. Best to go in the afternoon when its not too hot and then stay in the capital Choro for an evening walk through the small shops of Chora and then for a meal or drinks or...More

Thank Ειρηνη Β
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Walking up to the castle you pass lots of shops and cafes. You pass through a picturesque square at Kythera town that has many tavernas, post office and shops around it and has good views.along the walk are apartments, bars and hotels . Climbing the...More

Thank 123degrees
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful view, easy access, not to miss if you are on this island. Amazing scenery and history combined. Open from 8 am to 8 pm.

Thank CameliaMaria
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This old fortress in Kythira Town is absolutely worth a visit. I would also recommend walking down the path from outside the fortress to the little town of Kapsali (by the sea). The first meters are very step, but afterwards it's a pretty easy hike....More

Thank Looking_for_charme
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This the 3rd and newest castle built to protect the 3rd and last capital of the island of Kythira (1st castle and capital destroyed by Barbarossa, 2nd by pirates). As a result it was built on a formidable spot to have the best views to...More

1  Thank ThanosFot
Reviewed 25 October 2015

It was a great place to visit. The view were spectacular, and the site was a photographers paradise. Easy access up a hill and add on a sunny day and you will really enjoy.

Thank Helen C
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