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Very nice view

It is worth to visit the castle. The view is magnificent from up there. The history is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Agapi K
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Ditto... nice but not a lot to it.

If u find yourself in Sitia you should get up to the fortress- but don’t make a trip for it. We... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Ceal0909
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1 week ago
“Very nice view ”
21 Jun 2018
“Ditto... nice but not a lot to it.”
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is worth to visit the castle. The view is magnificent from up there. The history is remarkable!!!

Thank Agapi K
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

If u find yourself in Sitia you should get up to the fortress- but don’t make a trip for it. We happened upon a kids end of year concert - complete with Cretan costumes & song... lovely backdrop... but still... not a lot there.

Thank Ceal0909
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

We were lucky the fortress was open (8am-3pm). Nice fortress with entrance fee of 2 euros for adults (kids free). Happy we entered, nice if you do not expect to see a lot. We enjoyed the visit. You can make nice pics of you want.

Thank Nele V
Reviewed May 31, 2018

There is an enterance fee of 2€ per person.There is not much to look at inside and very little information.It has nice views over the town but not sure it was worth the climb!

Thank Susanlockyer
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Ancient Venetian fortress with exceptional views. Although information is limited, it's worth visiting and inexpensive at €2 per person. Sits on the hillside in Sitia.

Thank kath b
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Nothing special. Took 2 euros entrance. And was nothing special. Dont bring children they can fall if the climb the unsafe stairs. Its much better if you visit the churches.

Thank Mumsfilibaba
Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

We visited this evening and were disappointed to find that it's only open from 8am until 3pm each day. Lots of us were trying to get entry in the early evening after a busy day at the beach. A great opportunity to share part of...More

Thank T5443JCPeter
Reviewed July 14, 2017

there is very little to see inside the fortress, but the view is impressive. If you want to go in and is a senior the fee is only 1 euro (normal 3 euros)

Thank hogsted
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

It seems like they recently implemented a €2 admission fee as previously it appeared to be free of charge. The fort is probably the prominent landmark in Sitia's low key history. There's not a lot to the fort itself but it does offer great views...More

Thank smrgeog
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Easy climb up any of the steps in the town to the top and great views. Cheap to get in and so definitely worth it as very peaceful once inside. We sat and read our books on the lawn for a little while!

Thank welshinlondon
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