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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 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
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
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
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