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Old Town

Address: Naxos Town, Naxos Town, Greece
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Ranked #2 of 17 Attractions in Naxos Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Sights & Landmarks, Other
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Type: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods, Sights & Landmarks, Other
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Broadbeach, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This was interesting and quaint and well maintained to it;s former build. You could wander for a few hours and not be bored. Some nice shops and restaurants within. Nice glimpses higher up of the town and sea.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It is very relaxed and small but definitely worth a walk. Old Market area is of special interest. Do not rush and experience the charm.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Fantastic spot to get away from the hustle & bustle of December. The weather is in the high teens, most days are sunny, there are plenty of cafes open to while away the hours and some superb historical sites to visit

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Denham, United Kingdom
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504 reviews 504 reviews
222 attraction reviews
237 helpful votes 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

The old market in Naxos is a maze of narrow streets with shops and restaurants. It is a fun way to use an hour or two, depending upon your tolerance for shopping and if you choose to have a meal. It's a great path to follow while going to the castle and return down a different path.

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Timisoara
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

In a hot afternoon we decided to visit old town: it is a mix of history and comerce,with very narrow streets bordered with interesting souvenirs shops ,that all lead to the castle on the top,after an easy climb. We even get lost and did circle around in the attempt to find a restaurant with the motto " find us if... More 

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Cardigan, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

What an amazing place to wander round - and get lost - we found new bits of it every time we walked round. The alleyways bend in all directions, until you don't know which way you are facing, it's like stepping back centuries.

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Perth, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

It is a lovely residential area with winding lane ways and small arch ways to duck under, it really is an old town in such walking up there , there is no bars or restaurants , just peoples homes. It is nice and I have friends from New Zealand who love it there, but they have not been to the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Narrow winding streets that interconnect (as in Mykonos) lead to all sorts of interesting finds. Especially frozen greek yogurt and ice cream shops! Fun to walk around and get lost in.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A must do lots of little shops and excellent restaurants serving the most amazing variety of food. Quiet during the day comes alive after dusk.

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Stockton onTees, Uunited Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

What others have written before me is true. Even with a map it's very difficult not to lose one's sense of direction among the winding alleys. At the top is the walled area of the medieval Dukes of Naxos, with the RC Cathedral. Most of the tavernas are in the first few alleys back. No easy way to the top... More 

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