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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Well, it hasn’t been easy to find the Castro, cause there is not any more a proper Castro or at least how was translated by the English guide. This is more a medieval citadel, and the architecture is.... more »
I fall in love with this charming part of the city. Day or night I enjoyed seamlessly roaming the narrow streets full of boutiques, taverns, galleries and little houses where still the locals live... more »
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