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Kastro, Naxos Town

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A fortification built to help protect and house the citizens of Naxos, Kastro now hosts museums, galleries, churches, and shops, as well as a number of residential homes. Wander through the four-story Venetian construction to discover a wide range of historical attractions and activities, or simply relax and take in the superb views. History buffs should tour the on-site museum to learn more about Venetian rule of the island. Stores offering elaborate textiles and pottery works are ideal for souvenir shopping. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Naxos Town holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Kastro and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Built during the 13th century, there's not much left of the Venetian Castle of Naxos but, what does remain, is certainly worth looking at. Of particular interest is the northwestern gate, with its... 
    Built during the 13th century, there's not much left of the Venetian Castle of Naxos but, what does remain, is certainly worth looking at. Of particular interest is the northwestern gate, with its...  more »
  • One of the best castles that I have visited.the view is great and I loved also the area.beautiful island beautiful places to visit 
    One of the best castles that I have visited.the view is great and I loved also the area.beautiful island beautiful places to visit  more »

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