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Great views and worth visit for that alone

Took train from Petra and this stops a short walk from castle entrance. Fabulous views from most... read more

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Jonofromcas
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Nice, but could have been more

Nice castle, well preserved. We liked the walk, the view and the overall experience, Only 2 euros... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ola N
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Molyvos 811 08, Greece
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All reviews turkey great view walk up surrounding area cobbled streets entrance fee information boards closed on mondays nice cafe worth a visit worth the climb euros per person village train sunset harbour walls battlements
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Reviewed today via mobile

Took train from Petra and this stops a short walk from castle entrance. Fabulous views from most parts of the castle. Only €2 entrance which is excellent value. Lots of boards giving details of history of castle and you can easily tell when parts of...More

Thank Jonofromcas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rising above the most beautiful village of the island, the castle takes you to another dimension. It makes you travel through time and history while you stand in front of a breathtaking view. A must see when in Lesvos.

Thank eliaspal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice castle, well preserved. We liked the walk, the view and the overall experience, Only 2 euros to enter the castle, well worth it, but I wish they had done more to tell the story. Guided tour? Competitions? Souvenirs for sale inside? Festivals? Maybe they...More

Thank Ola N
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Well set up with plenty of information all around the castle also in English explaining the history. Was very surprised on how well set up especially with only a 2 euro charge to get in. lovely walk back down into the village through the winding...More

Thank Daz6631
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Went up bye taxi and walked down some very special views but be carefull the cobble stones can be very dangerous :) but worth it

Thank happyhooker40
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Molyvos Castle on a Monday and we were very disappointed that it was closed. Also all the other days that it's open, it closes at 3 in the afternoon which is way too early. The castle itself is not very impressive but the...More

Thank markellavavaka
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We experienced a visit to the Molivos Castle is worthwhile. From the Castle you have a great view on Molivos, the sea and the surrounding countryside. The small museum provides much information (in English) on the caste's history The castle is well preserved. Worth a...More

Thank Henk d
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We went to Molivos castle by the village train from Molivos ,its a short walk to the Castle from where the train stops..The castle was larger than i expected ,there are plenty of boards with the history of the castle on.It cost to 2 Euros...More

Thank CarmelGirl333
Reviewed 14 September 2018

it is a good place to visit. But of course you have to climb stairs, walk a little bit. The view is fantastic, the place is beautiful, clean, well preserved, with many places to great pics. It is possible to know about the historical importance...More

Thank Julieta d
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

It is a good steep walk up to the castle, but well worth it for the views alone. It costs €2 to explore the ruins at the top. There is a cafe at the top for much needed refreshments.

Thank Jenny A
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