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This ruined castle has a small church inside its wall and is very pretty in the Aegean sunlight... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
BT3rd
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Windsor, United Kingdom
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Very good view!

Pictures we took are amazing! We were here for a long time because the view was fantastic. Entrance... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Sintija S
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Riga, Latvia
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All reviews stunning views west coast of rhodes small church light a candle slippery steps short climb car parking area worth the climb amazing photos worth a stop white chapel free attraction worth the effort free entry aegean sea take your time knights of st john
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This ruined castle has a small church inside its wall and is very pretty in the Aegean sunlight. The steep steeped climb is worth the views from the top. They are across the Aegean coastline with beautiful blue seas.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Pictures we took are amazing! We were here for a long time because the view was fantastic. Entrance is for free. Near the castle was a cafe where we had good lunch.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sintija S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We walked from Monolithos village around to the castle, although you can drive to the foot of the rock that the castle sits on. It was worth walking there as we were able to see the castle from a distance whilst stretching our legs. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We visited this place with a one year old baby. It was nice to spend a half-hour there and to take pictures. Parking is close to the castle, but there are only stairway leading to the top, so no wheels could be used to get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gabrielė G
Reviewed 30 September 2018

It's the only medieval castle which has not been occupied as far as I read. What remains is pretty much ruins - the outer walls and there's also a small church / chapel inside. You have to be careful while climbing up because the stone...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Not just the castle but this coastline in Rhodes is beautiful compared to the east coast. There is a great cafe at the base of the castle as well. The drive up to the castle is spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BeakerJo
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This one is a Free attraction to visit that doesn't take long to see. The views are breathtaking! Wear sturdy sandals/shoes.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pieolicious
Reviewed 24 August 2018

If you have a car than the ruin can be easily reached from the parking place at the castle taverne (this taverne is also pleasant refresment point). It is just short upclimb and you are awarded with amazing views since this ruin is situated on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Stunning spot located on a steep road just west of Monolithos village. There is limited free parking at the edge of the road, with a pleasant & well priced taverna selling drinks and snacks. The climb up to the castle/church is via steep steps, but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Really worth the walk (which actually isn’t as far as you believe before). Be careful of the slippery steps though - I did manage to fall! But I guess that’s just part of the experience really - you can’t expect a piece of history to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from stomp2905 | Reviewed this property |
I’d say carrier. Steps are uneven and very worn hence slippery. They wind quite a bit too so that would add to the stroller problems. Wear sensible shoes so that you are as sure footed as possible if carrying your little... More
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