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This has been severely damaged by earthquakes, and some has been 'refurbished'. Great views over the city, across the gluf and towards the sea. Worth a visit to sit and think about what it must have been like to be there when it was attacked....More
The Patras Fortress was built around the mid 6th century under Byzantine rule and has undergone many changes of rule over the centuries right up until its use by the Greek Army in the Second World War. It is in quite a remarkable state and...More
Was a wonderful experience to see the original structure and how it was built. It is free entry which is good and can wonder the grounds freely. Could benefit from a guided tour explaining some of its rich history.
Entry is free to this attraction and if you are into old castles and history the it is worth the time. The free brochure provides a good thumb nail sketch of the castles history. A model depicting the various historical periods in the castles life...More
A very nice renovated Castle. They are still working on it so the entry is free at the moment. It has a very nice view and there are enough signs that tell you what happend on this site. Children loved to play at a square...More
This castle is a good example of what happens in Patras, a high potential with the sea and the mountains but still to be developed. The castle is nice and it is worth a visit, preferably in the morning due to the heat in summer....More