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Il Kastro

Cape Kastro, 37002, Greece
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Ranked #6 of 30 Attractions in Skiathos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We drove all the way in a jeep but a car would get you to the top car park OK by the refreshment stand. The views are amazing and there is far more to see than I imagined. The area of land is larger than you think and you can still see the remains of many of the hundreds of... More

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I have always wanted to visit Kasto and this year hired a car that would get us there. It was definitely worth going albeit the roads down are not what I would say give a comfortable ride. We decided to park the jeep about half way down and walk the rest of the way. The views are fantastic once you... More

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Hertford - England
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Lovely history about the old capital on the hill, built to shelter the locals from Barbarosa's (Redbeard) thieving pirates! Great views for photography too. Beach and taverns sets it all off - well worth the visit.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We visited here on a boat trip but weren't really given enough time. An interesting site well maintained.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

When driving to the Kastro, the last section is a fairly new road which leads to a couple of car parks. Some people parked up early worried they might not get back up the hill again, but the road is perfectly drivable and, indeed, the last section is much better than some of the earlier parts. Getting to the Kastro... More

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Bath
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

An interesting site. Unfortunately on the boat trip we did not have quite long enough to do it justice

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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Our group of 6 reserved a table at 7:30pm and enjoyed drinks, appetizers, a meal and a wonderful sunset! Perfect outdoor patio right in the heart of the sunset seekers! I highly recommend it!

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Stunning place, but before 11am or after 4pm. Long,hot,dusty climb. Historically interesting. The taverna on the beach is essential for pre and post beers.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Nice bit of history here and the views from the top are magnificant. The walk up to the top however, is not for the faint hearted or those with joint problems.

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Midlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

no good for those with disability or walking difficulties otherwise very good. Take plenty of water with you and decent shoes for climbing. Accessed by a rough road or by boat transfer.

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