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Eptapyrgio Castle

Eptapirgiou, Thessaloniki 566 25, Greece
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Amazing views of the city, beautiful walls and gardens. It requires a hard walk up but its worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JuanSebastianReina
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the castle on the acropolis of Thessaloniki

The castle is something that not so many tourist visit.Most people stop at the viewpoint just 10... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Marc J
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Eptapirgiou, Thessaloniki 566 25, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views of the city, beautiful walls and gardens. It requires a hard walk up but its worth the effort

Thank JuanSebastianReina
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

The castle is something that not so many tourist visit.Most people stop at the viewpoint just 10 minutes before and they miss this.I totally recommend it-plus it is free to enter. I must add that it is kind of spooky in the entrance cause it...More

Thank Marc J
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Part of the medieval castle of Thessaloniki, Eptapyrgio (seven towers) ruins stand at the top of Thessaloniki, the capital of Macedonia. Part of the castle used to be Yedi Kule prison. Now, a sightseeing and a good place to visit. Try the cafeterias and the...More

Thank Dimitris G
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

Looking from the tower over Thessaloniki and beyond provides a unique view on the different parts of the city, on the gulf and on the mountains on the other side. So much history and activities packed in such a small city, divided into 2-3 unique...More

Thank Yuval D
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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to walk by and a lot of history too.In this castel live people,it's like a neighborhood in the mountain. There are a lot of restaunts in form of taverns,beside the street and the food is delicious,not expensive.

Thank PulciKiku
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

it is just near sea and end of populer ,I was late to go in side but if you visit thessaloniki you must visit this castle

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

in my opinion this is the main sightseeing of an amazing city. Not only the tower but the whole neighborhood of the upper city.

Thank Ανέστης Κ
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

Fantastic views of the city from the ruins. Plenty of cafes and gift shops both on the city side and the far side of the towers. Buses run from city for those unable or unwilling to walk!

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

it is free to enter.They say it used to be a prison for 200 yeas. It belongs in unesco heritage monumnets

Thank Damien B
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

A stunning panoramic view of the city of Thessaloniki, over to mount Olympus and beyond. There are a few nice coffee shops up there as well. A treat for us was meeting a group of local school children who were keen to practice their English...More

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