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Palamidi Castle

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Address: Eikostis Pemptis Martiou, Nafplio 21100, Greece
Phone Number: 27520 28036
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Beautiful view!

This was a great am workout to get to the top and the view! Nafplio was my personal favorite place while traveling Greece. Beautiful, charming, friendly, great shopping. Couldn't... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Redding, California
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Redding, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This was a great am workout to get to the top and the view! Nafplio was my personal favorite place while traveling Greece. Beautiful, charming, friendly, great shopping. Couldn't be beat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Our daughter was engaged here in October, so we scoured the landscape trying to find the exact spots where she and her fiance took photos, right down to the specific stones in the walls. Success! The views are phenomenal over the city, the peninsula and the ocean toward blue mountains in the distance. The history of the fortress is quite... More 

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Zandvoort, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

In this keep you can dwell for hours, discovering each nook and cranny, which are really well preserved. You can walk anywhere you want as tgere is no security or cameras. There are many small hallways leading downwards into the earth and you can just freely follow the narrow 17th century steps down into chambers fkooded with water and dark... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

what a perfect view! what a wonderful place to go! feeling respect nd awe as you face the prison of Kolokotronis!!!!

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

The castle is quite impressive perched on top of the cliff. Half the fun in going was the journey up the staircase, but they have closed that entrance to discourage people from taking the stairs for safety reasons. You can still climb the stairs ( well worth it for great views!), you just can't enter once you get to the... More 

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The castle is situated on an outstanding bluff with 360 views. The fort is in pretty decent shape. Plenty of space to roam. Views of the sea and mountains are excellent. Disappointed again by the graffiti painted everywhere and vandalism of stones and plants. I guess as an American we take these things for granted but its still hard to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

1000 steps up from the old town you are treated to sweeping views. Careful if you get vertigo, this is not the climb for you. The stairs are mostly in the open with no handrails.

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Denver,CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It was a super hot day, but worth the sweat to hike the stairs. Great views and amazing sense of history.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The Palamidi Castle is a must attraction in the area of Nafplio, mainly because of the view you get from up there. Thanks to its location, the castle overlooks the whole bay and enables the traveler to understand the geography of this area much better. About the castle itself, you won't learn much up there, you had better refer to... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

It's a must to visit Palamidi when you are at Nafplion. Not so much for the place itself, but for the fantastic view from up there. We suggest that you take a taxi up and descend on foot, so that you enjoy the beautiful scenery. Best time of the year is the spring, when almond trees are in bloom, and... More 

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