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Old Town

Naxos Town, Naxos Town, Greece
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Ranked #2 of 15 Attractions in Naxos Town
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Sites
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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 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

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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Oslo, Norway
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134 reviews 134 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Wonderful to walk in the mase of the old town of Naxos, up hill to the castle and down again to the harbor. A great walk in the early morning when the restaurants are still closed and there is kind of quietness before the storm.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It was October when I was there and things were winding down from their high season so while I walked I was the only one around most of the time. You are transported to a simpler time and place as you wind around the cobblestone paths, I enjoyed getting lost! The shops that were open were fabulous and the owners... More

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East Lansing, Michigan
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139 reviews 139 reviews
29 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Lovely little maze of alleys, stairways, cul de sacs. Never know what's going to be around the corner. We stayed in the old town and ate there a couple of time. Fabulous.

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Suva, Fiji
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56 reviews 56 reviews
5 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The old town area is wonderful to explore and is almost impossible not to photograph, as around every new passageway there is a new discovery. Don't be in a hurry, as you will almost certainly not be able to get where you want quickly. A must see in Naxos.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

It was fun and romantic and good exercise! The beautiful history, and the warm wonderful people make it especially amazing!

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

It is worth taking time to wander through this maze of streets and archways. There are lots of little shops selling a variety of souvenirs and handmade goods. As you wander it is easy to feel like you have stepped back in time. Every now and then you come across a little square shaded from the sun.

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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

So cute. Nice little shops. Beatiful landscape. You also have to rent a car and tour the island. Some areas are breath taking. Cute little villages.

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Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It's an easy walk up from the port into the old town of Naxos. A must do if only to get away from the busy restaurants, shops and street below. The narrow winding alleys are a pleasant diversion and there's the Castle along the way. Try as you might, you really can't get lost in the maze of streets (just... More

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