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Antimachia Castle / Kos

The Castle of Antimachia is on a hill near Kardamena and overlook the bay and the island in a quit... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2018
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Well worth a visit

Been seeing this every year, but not knowing how to get there. Finally spotted sign on main road... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Eurythmics2
,
York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 23, 2018

The Castle of Antimachia is on a hill near Kardamena and overlook the bay and the island in a quit atmosphere, and is constructed by the Johaniter knights; there are an inscription what you can read over the second portal, that the fortress was elarged...More

1  Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Been seeing this every year, but not knowing how to get there. Finally spotted sign on main road adjacent army base. Decided to visit, wife and I left friends on beach and went up in car. So glad we did. Not a great deal left...More

1  Thank Eurythmics2
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

The Castle itself is a ruin on the hills above Kardamena. The views are spectacular but there is little literature on hand to give any background on the castle or its history.

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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Great views across the sea.... nobody else there.... there is a guy at entrance that will offer you water and a quick shot of ouzo (small donation) go for it.... walk around and soak up the vistas... great off the beaten track place to spend...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

This place is a must see. If only for the stunning scenery and amazing views. There is a car park and the castle is free entry. Give yourself a couple of hours from arrival to have a wonder around, take a slow walk around the...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

When you drive ut towards the Castle it gives you a majastic impression. But inside there is hardly not much to see- except the church - which was closed. So sad there has'nt been put any money into maintenance. No signs with explanations anywhere. Free...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Had a car and drove up to see the castle. They had recently been a bush fire and it was all scorched. It looks like this was once a chargeable place but now it's free. There isn't much to see but it's nice to walk...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

The fort is realle huge. 1 small cathedral is open for public. The big cathedral was locked. The rest of the old buildings are literally ruins. The walls are mainly intact. With some holes and gaps and pieces out. Safety? It a freakin old ruin...More

Thank telefoon j
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

If you have rent a car in Kos, don't miss a visit of the old castle of Antimachia, near Kardamena, with a magical view to the island; there are only ruins to admire, but a realy nice old portal in massiv stones and there is...More

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

There's some really nice views from the castle, it's a bit awkward to find but worth visiting. It's free to enter, but the men at the door try to get money off you for standing by goats and by trying to make you drink of...More

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