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Karababa Castle

Khalkis 34100, Greece
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Outstanding view! Nothing more..

There are not so much to see in this castle. Only two canons and that's it. But the view of Chalkis... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christos F
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Kalamata, Greece
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Nice view, but not an interesting castle

The view of the castle is very nice. You can see Chalkida from one end to the other. The castle... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2017
Nikos_and_Sophie
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Athens, Greece
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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“great view” (5 reviews)
“small church” (2 reviews)
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Khalkis 34100, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not so much to see in this castle. Only two canons and that's it. But the view of Chalkis and its region is outstanding. This is because it is built on the top of a hill on the opposite side of Chalkis mainland....More

Thank Christos F
Reviewed March 2, 2017

The view of the castle is very nice. You can see Chalkida from one end to the other. The castle itself is not of interest. There is a venetian/ottoman wall round it in quite good condition, and a typical Greek church within the castle. That's...More

Thank Nikos_and_Sophie
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Went to have a look at this and entry is free but the place is a bit run down. There are two old cannons on the ramparts which are missing the supports and people have engraved stuff on them which is disappointing but still worth...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

A great place to visit.The view is wonderful, you can see the whole city from up there. Inside the castle you will find a small church,Profitis Ilias, that was built in 1895. A fiew things about the castle:from 1684 that it was built from ottomans...More

Thank M C
Reviewed August 22, 2016

This was a beautiful spot to see. The history was amazing. A wonderful afternoon to explore, and see the views!

Thank Ken M
Reviewed August 12, 2016

We really want to see this place, but was so sad when we find out that it work from 8-15 h and we went in the evening. It is too bad for this working hour if we take in consideration that view on the town...More

1  Thank djurovski
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Looks more like a fortress but you get a very nice view of the city, it's free to enter and serves as a good walk

Thank Mabsc01
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately I got there just before 3pm and he was about to close so I had a quick walk around.Only walls to see inside and apparently a museum which I missed.

1  Thank Steven R
Reviewed May 3, 2016

check hours because they are not consistent but within the castle with its beautiful hill view of the surrounding area, is a treasure of a museum-- educational and extremely well organized.. Then stop for a fresh fruit drink and a great pizza at the Xenia...More

1  Thank Carolynn R
Reviewed April 16, 2016

Worth visting if you have a car! The castle was built in 1684 and was designed by the Venetian Gerolimo Galopo. The hill that the castle is located was probably fortified during the Roman era. Ottoman Turks built the fortress in 1684 to protect the...More

1  Thank greekcypriot2009
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