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Address: Eikostis Pemptis Martiou, Nafplio 21100, Greece
Phone Number: 27520 28036
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Wow - Amazing Views!

Loved the experience of wandering around the grounds of the castle - lots of stairs and walkways to explore. Got some beautiful pictures and saw a great view of the coast! We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Dallas, TX
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Dallas, TX
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Loved the experience of wandering around the grounds of the castle - lots of stairs and walkways to explore. Got some beautiful pictures and saw a great view of the coast! We didn't walk - took a cab because we didn't have much time during this stop on our cruise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Inside it is paved with stones and a bit difficult to walk, if you have problems otherwise if you are fit there should not be any problem but worth it. If you do not have a guide learn about its history before visiting. The view is breathtaking both from the entrance but also on the other side where you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We skipped walking up the 999 steps and used the hop on/off bus for transport up to the fort. Very glad we did as it saved our energy for exploration of the extensive grounds. Quite happy to grab a cold drink afterward just outside of the gate. Great city views, lots of climbing of stairs over some rough rock. The... More 

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Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Fortress is above the town of Napflion. Magnificient view over the town and the sea. One of the the best castles in Greece and in good condition. Around 140km from Athens, 1h 30min car drive. Napflion is also a beautiful small italian style town with cafes restaurants and souvenir shops and the beach.

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Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Palamidi castle is best visited late in the day to avoid the crowds and the heat. The views are stunning. There is quite a bit of climbing so good shoes are recommended. E8 entrance fee but worth it.

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Radcliffe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We only scratched the surface of the castle has to offer and what we did see was very good. Be very careful the walkways are very bumpy cobbled surface and on some of the steps there aren't any hand rails and a high drop if you were to fall.

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Kithnos, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Do not forget to visit Palamidi Castle when on Nafplio. It is a nice place to spent many hours with amazing views and history. Just count to have ample time to enjoy it.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We were walking around Nafplio and decided to go up to Palamidi castle. Looking at all the steps going up we took the decision to drive around to the top. I believe there are close to 1000 stairs going up the side of the mountain. The admission price is only 4 Euros so it is very reasonable. The grounds inside... More 

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London, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The castle is massive, dating from Venetian era. It has several bastions that can all be explored. It is high on the cliff overlooking the town and the sea so the views are amazing. We had a car and drove up to it. The climb from town would be quite vigorous; we saw somewhere that it is 800+ steps. If... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

There is about 900-1000 steps to get to the top however it is definitely worth it. The area is quite large to explore so give yourself a few hours to do so comfortably. Views are gorgeous too. There was a €4 cost to get in. There were no facilities to buy drinks or food so be prepared in case you... More 

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