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Palamidi Castle

Eikostis Pemptis Martiou, Nafplio 21100, Greece
27520 28036
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Nafplio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

This is an amazing fortress. Evreything is so scenery and impressive. The view up there is gorgeus and the most striking thing to me was the fact that venetians left a so big impact in Greece. This great italian city was a great master and dominant of the seas and you can breath the magnificence, power and smartness of their... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Climbing to this castle the views from this castle make it worthwhile as the views are really amazing ,definitely worth the trip

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

the best preserved fortress in Greece. easy to get there by car. splendid view of the gulf from the top of the castle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

The views from up there are worth all the effort! The climb takes about 15 minutes, with some breathing time in between, but it makes you feel better about yourself when you get up there :)

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Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Do not miss it, but prefer a not so hot day cause the sun will hit you ! A very good castle, with the best view possible. A very good walk around the castle, but bot suitable for kids less than five years old. I strongly suggest it, do not miss it!

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Roseville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have seen a lot of castles, and this is one of the most memorable. It isn't quite as polished as something like, say, Edinburgh or Warwick Castle--no extant rooms, furniture, etc. But the views! And there's enough of a maze of rooms and spaces that it was fun for my boys (ages 9 and 11) to explore. Very hot... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The Palamidi is without a doubt one of the most impressive castles that I've visited; the views from the top are breathtaking and the castle itself is amazing! Its very exposed to the sun so make sure you take plenty of suncream and loads of water! This old Venetian castle is huge, and dominates the surrounding area- I didn't brave... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We chose to climb the steps up to the castle in the evening after the castle itself had been closed to visitors and the view from the top of the stairs at sunset was breathtaking.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Walking up 1000 steps is not as difficult as it sounds. Bring 2 bottles of water, wear comfy shoes, wear sunscreen, take your time, enjoy the views & careful not to slip (the steps can get slippery on the way down). Preferably go on a cloudy day or early morning or late afternoon.

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

What a revelation this old Venetian castle was. It is huge and dominates the whole area around it. It goes on for ages and ages with so many different things to see. There are almost 1,000 steps to the top and is really worth climbing up there if you can, both for the exercise and for the amazing view. We... More

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