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Ioannina Castle

Averof Street, Ioannina, Greece
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Go early in the morning, and listen to the sounds while absorbing the imagery

This is a special place in Ioannina. It is quiet and seems to belong to another age. Go early in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marathon, Greece
Does not impress too much

The place is interesting however it does not impress too much. It shows the rich history of region... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2017
Paweł C
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Averof Street, Ioannina, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a special place in Ioannina. It is quiet and seems to belong to another age. Go early in the morning, while everything is very quiet, absorb the imagery surrounding you and then take the short uphill path leading to the grave of Ali...More

Thank Panathinaeos
Reviewed May 5, 2017

The place is interesting however it does not impress too much. It shows the rich history of region (Ottoman rule, etc). The most precious are probably the views from the castle. I was far more impressed by the Archaelogical Museum.

1  Thank Paweł C
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Heart of Ioannina.After you pass the great outer walls you see the houses which still people living Then on the top of the hill another entrance.A cafe and two museums and old Fethiye Mosque from Ottoman Era.

Thank 1957Aysegul
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

We understood that the castle is actually an area, surrounded by ancient walls. Strolling in the narrow and old streets was very pleasant. At the highest point there's an old mosque and a beautiful view point. Worth the visit!

Thank michal t
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Nice walk inside the castle ,plenty of things to see and do Top of the hill will provide a quiet place to rest and also visit several small museums

Thank dimmitrl
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

Interesting history behind the castle. The place is beautiful being on the lake. A good place to get a coffee in the sun.

Thank Amr C
Reviewed January 19, 2017

historical site which includes inside many neigborhoods.All properties in the area are following the architerure style of old times, The museaum about the Jewish community in Ioannina is unique, the view from the upper part to the lake is amazing

Thank _vagn2011
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

The place is really well preserved.The buildings are incredible.It is the life and the heart of the city. Take a walk inside or around it, visit the museums, have a nice greek coffee accompanied with loukoumi as delicacy, sip in the atmosphere. We can't wait...More

Thank Nikos K
Reviewed January 13, 2017

Part of the history of Ioannina. houses 3 museums, a mosque, Ali Pasha tomb and great views all around.

Thank alkof
Reviewed January 12, 2017

This is a MUST visit! The Walls are so imposing, there are many museums to visit, but even if you don't feel like it, just amazing the Ottoman architecture of buildings is enough. There's plenty to learn about the history of the Castle, a guide...More

Thank Katherine H
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