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Kos Town Castle

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Address: Harbor Front, Kos Town, Greece
Phone Number: 2242027927
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This was built by knights Templar and is Kos' main tourist attraction.

This was built by knights Templar and is Kos' main tourist attraction.

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Love the history!

Visited this castle recently - really enjoyed it! Loved the historical side and the architecture was amazing! Would love a little more information like wall plaques with info... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited this castle recently - really enjoyed it! Loved the historical side and the architecture was amazing! Would love a little more information like wall plaques with info rather than just a little info map upon entrance! Great views from the towers! Glad I went!

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Thank Grace121101
Carperby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This castle and it's history are amazing. Loved all of the three hours we spent in there. We had seen the outside many times but this was the first time we thoroughly explored every nook and cranny. Try and avoid afternoon as in the height of summer the walls are warmed making the centre a bit hot in the midday... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A very imposing structure to see , excellent view of it from across the harbour. You can walk around the inside for a few €s but to be honest there is not to much to see now, a few rellics etc.

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Thank Roy D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very reasonably priced. 8€ total as the boys were free to get in. Lots to see and you're free to walk around as you wish. Our Children loved looking at the statues and the fallen stones with Greek writing. Unbeatable views from the top of the castle. Wouldn't be the best attraction for anyone with walking difficulties or small children... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent family day out.. lovely views of the harbour and only 4€ per adult children free. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great place to visit, we weren't sure it was going to be a good place to go, however it was so reasonable only a couple of euros each we did and it was such a great place to wonder and enjoy the history and many views over Kos town and the marina.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For 4 Euros per person you can explore the ruins of this castle. It was an interesting visit and well worth the short walk into town. What was refreshing was the lack of health and safety restrictions here! You can access almost the entire site and climb whatever you want to get some amazing views. It was a short visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed that place - sitting under the trees and resting. You can take a look at nearby port. Great view for old town.

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Thank Magdalena R
Letchworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Adults 4€ kids free. Cannot go wrong on a trip around the castle. Would have liked to have learnt a bit more about the history behind it. Excellent photo opportunity and we got some stunning shots

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wandering around and reading how old the castle is, it is amazing you can still go into some tunnels and wander around the walls.we went at 3.30 pm in nearly 40 degrees of heat.bad idea! Luckily they have an extremely cheap drinks machine.ice cold water 35c!!! Best to visit when cooler.not the best ruin I have visited but worth a... More 

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