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Address: Eikostis Pemptis Martiou, Nafplio 21100, Greece
Phone Number: 27520 28036
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The view of the Palamidi Castle is stunning from the bottom, but the view of Nafplio from the top is breathtaking. I climbed all 999 steps to the top (in sneakers of course... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The view of the Palamidi Castle is stunning from the bottom, but the view of Nafplio from the top is breathtaking. I climbed all 999 steps to the top (in sneakers of course) however, plenty of people walked up with flip-flops. If you can't make the walk or have very small children you can reach the top by driving up... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are willing, you can get a great workout using the old staircase cut into the side of the mountain. 999 steps or so they say. Great photo spot. Panoramic view of the town. Lots of history. Be sure to climb inside the cell where Kapodistrias was imprisoned!

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This Venetian Fortress is a delight. Lovely Bastions. Overlooking Nafplio. Easy way to get up to the top is a 5eruo bus - other way is to walk 900+ steps. Nice little church of Saint Andrew.

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Valasske Mezirici, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

From the top of the hill was a nice view over the city and the sea. The castle is bigger than he looks, it's nice walk there. 1 000 stairs really worth it!

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

There are two entries. One you nee to climb many steep stairs and other you go to entry point with car. We preferred to go by car and moved inside castle. Great view from all the sides. Only problem we faced is with Google map when we were near castle it started showing direction to go to beach. However, due... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Palamidi Castle sits on a high hill above Nafplio. The castle is huge, spread all over the hilltop of the hill behind Nafplio. It has eight battlements each of which is worth exploring, although after two or three battlements, they pretty much look the same. However the views from the castles are stupendous and you get 360 degree views. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We walked up the 1000(ish) steps to get to what I assume is the back entrance - what a great way to see it! The views are amazing. It is huge!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great Castle but avoid hot days. There is no cafe inside so get along some cold water. Make sure to visit the prison where one of the heroes of the Greek Revolution of 1821 was held captive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Fabulous views but I advise taking the bus up and walking down, especially when it's hot! The Palamidi really makes you understand the struggle and battles that raged in the area for an independent Greece, do read a little before you go...makes a huge difference.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Great views and an interesting history to the place. It was a long long climb up but it was worth it.

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Address: Address: Eikostis Pemptis Martiou, Nafplio 21100, Greece
Phone Number: 27520 28036
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Peloponnese  >  Argolis Region  >  Nafplio

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