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Bay of Navarino, Pylos, Pylos-Nestor, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of five spent two hours wandering through the castle and loved every minute of our experience.

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The new fortress in Pylos is a well organized site, including the castle, 3 museums, one church, and wonderful view on all the coasts, harbour and sea. There are lot of signs and explanations, including movies, and I paid a three hours visit. The site...More

1  Thank Ezio B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nicely and accessible Ottoman era fortress with inner citadel and mosque and walkable ramparts. Worth driving up road towards Methoni to see remains of aqueduct that once served the castle.

Thank _rd_gynae
Reviewed June 10, 2018

The ticket to the fortress is 6 euros, but It's worth. In May, the pine-trees, with which the fortress is surrounded, smells intensely as well as various other plants. It is warm but not too much so your walk around is not unpleasant. And the...More

Thank dragana62
Reviewed May 11, 2018

Didn't have long, but enjoyed a walk around the ramparts! Small office and shop at the entrance where you can get a guide book etc.

Thank 1DavidB35
Reviewed April 16, 2018

A wonderful castle that you can wonder around, see the beautiful scenery and ease your mind. Refreshing place...

Thank redman5314
Reviewed March 31, 2018

Coming into the harbor of Pylos walk off to the right up hill and you come shortly to Niokastro built by the Turks. Enter the outer wall through pine forest. Don’t missthe dirt path up hill to the old fortification with thick walls and great...More

2  Thank Jeanne J
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Well preserved castle with full views of the bay and plenty of photo opportunities. On a sunny day you get to see all the shades of blue between the sea and the sky!

Thank KXAPA
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

This is an impressive castle with lots to see including 3 museums that are beautifully presented. Two are especially interesting to those of us who are scuba divers as they describe underwater recovery of ancient artifacts. You can easily spend 2 -3 hours here. Very...More

1  Thank divezuzu
Reviewed October 4, 2017

After visiting the impressive Methoni Castle (see separate Review) this morning, my wife stopped off at the Pylos Fortress (known as Neokastro) en route back to the Westin Costa Navarino Resort. Entrance fees are a little more expensive than Methoni (6 Euros per adult with...More

Thank stevebG6121BX
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