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“Amazing view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gramvousa Fortress

Gramvousa Fortress
Kissamos, Crete, Greece
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Ranked #6 of 12 Attractions in Kissamos
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Amazing view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The way up can be quite hard if you are not fit. And the way down can be very slippery because of the rocks. But it's not that bad and it really worth because the view from there is breathtaking!

Visited July 2014
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“Wonderful views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We visited here as part of a boat tour. So we did t get much time but liked what we saw. The hike up is not very hard if your reasonably fit. We did it in sandals and didn't have an issue. Do take water with you, it was almost 90 during our visit and there are no facilities at the top. Wish we had more time to explore, but still enjoyed what we did see!wonderful photo ops!!!

Visited June 2014
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Chania Town, Greece
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“interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

with good shoes you can walk up on the castle and feel the magic...its worth going,although you need 30 minutes of walking...

Visited July 2014
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Devon, United Kingdom
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“Challenge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Arrived after boat trip to Balos Hot scramble up to fortress but worth it .... Don't wear flip flops and take water and your camera!

Visited June 2014
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“Take the time to see this”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This was a very impressive place. The views from the fortress are spectacular. It is quite high up and one must climb. It is a ruins but the views and just thinking about this once was made it worth seeing for me and my GF.

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