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Do not go on a windy day

In the plain on the small hill there is a fortress from the 13th century built by Crusaders after... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dragana U
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Don’t go in a Monday. We did. You are still able to walk around the defence wall and read a bit... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
zazu2012
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

In the plain on the small hill there is a fortress from the 13th century built by Crusaders after the destruction of Constantinople. Entrance was charged 4 euros. The walls are well preserved and offer a beautiful view of the sea and the distant Zakinthos,...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Don’t go in a Monday. We did. You are still able to walk around the defence wall and read a bit about it from a small booth. I would love to go back and look inside. It looks so interesting.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

We visited Greece to see the Ancient Greek temples and sites, and stopped at this medieval site - rich with Frankish and Crusader history as it was in between Delphi and Olympia. If you are doing the same trip, I would recommend it: the castle...More

3  Thank wheelie07042
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We took our boys, 9 and 11, to visit this castle. It was worth wearing sneakers or sturdy sandals. They enjoyed the view and climbing around, although not too strenuous. Exterior parts have little if any explanation, but the unexpected interior museum section had a...More

1  Thank Glenview_mom
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

An excellent castle to visit. Artefacts displayed well and Castle in good state. Some works have been done to show the castle as it once was. Beautiful views from the kastro.

Thank Peta R
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Am first time in Katakolo Peloponese really I expect more very disappointed. Not romantic place. Many cruise boats were at the sea.

1  Thank Kati M
Reviewed 24 December 2015

There are not many landmarks in Killini-Arcoudi area and the Castro is a nice change to relaxed life on the beach. It's mostly a ruin still it has its own histirical atmosphere. It's also a nice ride up the hill on a bycicle if you...More

Thank Olga_Lin
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Chlemoutsi Castle is situated on the Top of the hill overlooking Castle village in Killini area (and not Katakolo as it is mentionned). it is one of the better well preserved (if not the best) medieval castles in Peloponissos and surely worth visiting if you...More

2  Thank traveljourney
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Not as romantic as the castle at Karytaina, maybe, but very much better preserved, and fascinating for anybody with an interest in crusader / Frankish military thinking. People interested in Greece under the Franks generally might also like to go a few miles down the...More

2  Thank ELear
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Unless someone is driving to take the ferry to Zakynthos, or vacationing in the area, this is off the beaten track. We came back after ten years, this time with our children. The renovation has been a slow process, but they have done a wonderful...More

1  Thank travelsandeats
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Response from wheelie07042 | Reviewed this property |
As stunning as it is there's not a lot there. The museum is small but the staff are engaging and will talk and explain more if you ask. If you're in a hurry you could whizz round in 30 mins., but at least an hour should be... More
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