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dan_tes975
Belgrade, Serbia29 contributions
The city is located on a lake, with beautiful mountains in the background. The fortress is on a hill from where you can see the picturesque surroundings. There are three museums in the fortress, the largest of which is Archaeological as well as a cozy restaurant. Near the Ioannina is the Dodoni site, the famous oracle of Zeus.
Written February 11, 2020
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Charitos Kalitsiadis
Nafplio, Greece645 contributions
Family
The Ioannina Castle (Greek: Κάστρο Ιωαννίνων) is the fortified old town of the
city of Ioannina in northwestern Greece. The present fortification dates largely to the reconstruction under Ali Pasha in the late Ottoman period, but incorporates also pre-existing Byzantine and ancient Greek elements.
Written December 29, 2018
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lawdylawdy
Lincoln, UK909 contributions
Couples
........another set of old walls. Well, of course, that's what it is, but they are impressive walls in places. Best thing, though, is that once you pass through one of the gates into the enclosed area, it's a little oasis of peace and calm right in the middle of Ioannina. Some lovely residential areas, no traffic, no noise - it's great.

We felt navigation might have been helped by more signage, but no complaints.

The "inner, inner" area as you might call it is even more peaceful and rather lovely. This is the area where the museums are located - the Silversmithing Museum, the Byzantine Museum, and the Treasury.

Well worth a visit.
Written September 5, 2018
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486barry1968
Pottsville, Australia5 contributions
Couples
Ioannina a university town with not a lot going for it apart from the students who invade the foreshore in the evenings which livens the place up. Lake Pamvotis a ecological disaster with the green algae which is now proven to be a health hazard.The locals will not even eat fish from the lake, as for the island if you can stand the stench from the lake just a rundown village selling normal tourist rubbish Our advice is visit Zagorohoria and avoid this city.
Written September 30, 2013
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PDorin
Campulung, Romania8 contributions
The lake, the castle, the mountain views are really relaxing and amazing the same time. The city as well. A nice castle with a beautiful inner yard, well refurbished and astonishing view . If you plan a trip to Ioannina, don't miss it .
Written March 3, 2020
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ArisFC
Limassol City, Cyprus320 contributions
Family
Area inside the castle walls is very picturesque and nice with cobbled roads and paveways. The Acropolis area 'its kale' is an interesting area with impressive old buildings and fabulous views over the city and the lake.

Nice for an afternoon walk.
Written August 14, 2019
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Notthatold
Clayton Bay, Australia70 contributions
Couples
Lovely views great atmosphere. Museum was interesting. The staff member was a little intimidating but probably due to language barrier. Was not expecting the huge number of tourists and the traffic chaos.
Written August 10, 2019
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Martin S
Salzburg, Austria54 contributions
Couples
The castel has a very interesting history and a nice view; the foodwakl alone is it woth to visit it.
Written August 2, 2019
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George T
Athens, Greece79 contributions
Couples
Surely worth dedicating a full day visiting the castle along with the old city around it. I suppose the castle you will find debris of old buildings, the its kale region, the old mosque, the byzantine museum, the grave of Ali pasa and a cafe, not to mention the 360 view of the town
Written May 5, 2019
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In Love with the Med
London, UK202 contributions
Friends
Walking around in the castle of Ioannina is such a wonderful experience. The cobblestone alleys, the mansions that some now have been converted into upscale hotels, the views of the lake, the museums and everything within its walls is simply great.
Comfy shoes are a must.

Written February 17, 2019
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