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Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis

Pythagorion 83103, Greece
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Castle of Pythagorion and ruins of Imperial Roman Villa

Castle of Lykourgos is a complex of buildings at the hill overlooking the bay of Pythagorion. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Superkatt
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Sweden
Reconstructed castle, church, cemetery, great ocean views

This is a reconstructed castle telling the interesting history of the area over the last centuries... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Fiona1110
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Newcastle, Australia
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Pythagorion 83103, Greece
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Castle of Lykourgos is a complex of buildings at the hill overlooking the bay of Pythagorion. The large Byzantine castle was built in 8th century in order to defend both a town and a harbor, not much remains of this structure but castle walls and...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is a reconstructed castle telling the interesting history of the area over the last centuries. There is a beautiful church next to it, with a large cemetery. It is on the top of a small hill so you also get great views of the...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

The Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis is a very significant structure in the history of Samos and Greece in general. Next to the Castle, there is a church , constructed in 1824, when the revolutionaries managed to defeat the Turks. .I resided during a big holiday...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth seeing, not just for the castle itself, but also worth the view of the sea and it is adjacent to a Greek Orthodox Church.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Having missed out on doing this before, knew I had to do it this time and well worth it! Must see for a brief education and the views are breath taking.

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This site includes the Tower House, Metamorphosis Church and a Byzantine Castle. The house was closed with no indication as to why. (It was not Monday). The church was absolutely incredible, ornate and peaceful with lovely music playing in the background. There were tremendous views...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A really nice church having a big yard with some marbles and seaside view! It's nice for pictures!Be sure that you will not visit the cemetery!

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

stunning architecture and a delight to explore..leading to some stunning views..well worth a visit when you are in the area

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

I must be lucky as I visited the church not 3 minutes from my Pension and it was open. This is an absolutely gorgeous place inside. The decoration and detail is wonderful to see and I would highly recommend a visit. Even the old/ancient prayer...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

It was less than a five minute walk from where we were staying so it was easy to access. It was pretty nice, but the actual castle's entrance was closed so there was not much to see.

Thank Anna F
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