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Palace of Nestor

Ethnki Odos Kiparissias Pylou, Chora, Pylos-Nestor 246 00, Greece
+30 2763 031437
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Fascinating, atmospheric

Was travelling with someone not initially as curious as me about Mycenaean Greece and it was this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DavidJonesBirmingham
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Ok for a trip

The castle is very old so interesting for history of Greece. But you can find just th old walls and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ri S
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Ethnki Odos Kiparissias Pylou, Chora, Pylos-Nestor 246 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was travelling with someone not initially as curious as me about Mycenaean Greece and it was this site that really sparked off her interest. It's a relatively small-ish area, mostly under a large roof that keeps the sun off. You don't walk among the knee-high...More

Thank DavidJonesBirmingham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is very old so interesting for history of Greece. But you can find just th old walls and not so much left. Respirators did a good job to tell you the history behind the found walls. A great animation of the old castle...More

Thank Ri S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very kind staff, very interesting information. A very well-groomed place, as appropriate in a palace!

Thank Alexadra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most well-preserved Mycenaean Palace in Greece is located in the area of Pylia and is Palace of Nestor, the famous king of Pylos. It is located 4 kilometers south of the village of Chora on the hill of Epano Eglianos at a distance of...More

1  Thank MuhammadDudha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palace is on a small hill, not so far from the Costa Navarino resort. It is incredibly beautiful and most of the times there are few tourists. 30-45 minutes are necessary for a proper visit of this archeological site from where you will also...More

1  Thank Giovanni141967
Reviewed 27 July 2017

a daily tour with family. The palace of Nestor is a covered open museum. there is no tour guide service.

Thank alexandros20172017
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The Palace of Nestor dates back to approx. 2000 BC and it is amazing to witness how advanced Greek civilization was millenia ago. Access is easy, you will see signs as you approach the village Chora. The entrance fee was 6 Euro (wheelchair friendly access...More

1  Thank Alex J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

An interesting hour was spent looking around.The stone bath was amazing.Take time also to visit the Tholos tomb

Thank David S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Glad to see the site finally open. Impressive renovation. The views over Navarino Bay are stunning and it's so peaceful. The protective roof doesn't detract from the site and the walkway is a great way to see the whole site without damaging the work already...More

Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 24 June 2017

For me, it's often difficult to disentangle Greek myth and Greek history. Nestor, King Nestor of Pylos, helped Jason find the Golden Fleece. In the Odyssey he incites soldiers to be more aggressive and, in The Illiad counsels Telemachus who is seeking the whereabouts of...More

1  Thank Academic
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