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Palace of Nestor

Ethnki Odos Kiparissias Pylou, Chora, Pylos-Nestor 246 00, Greece
+30 2763 031437
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The Palace of Nestor dates back to approx. 2000 BC and it is amazing to witness how advanced Greek... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alex J
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Athens, Greece
Interesting excavations with a view of Naverone Bay

An interesting hour was spent looking around.The stone bath was amazing.Take time also to visit the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David S
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Ethnki Odos Kiparissias Pylou, Chora, Pylos-Nestor 246 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palace of Nestor dates back to approx. 2000 BC and it is amazing to witness how advanced Greek civilization was millenia ago. Access is easy, you will see signs as you approach the village Chora. The entrance fee was 6 Euro (wheelchair friendly access...More

Thank Alex J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting hour was spent looking around.The stone bath was amazing.Take time also to visit the Tholos tomb

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glad to see the site finally open. Impressive renovation. The views over Navarino Bay are stunning and it's so peaceful. The protective roof doesn't detract from the site and the walkway is a great way to see the whole site without damaging the work already...More

Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For me, it's often difficult to disentangle Greek myth and Greek history. Nestor, King Nestor of Pylos, helped Jason find the Golden Fleece. In the Odyssey he incites soldiers to be more aggressive and, in The Illiad counsels Telemachus who is seeking the whereabouts of...More

Thank Academic
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We are traveling Greece studying ancient civilizations. Knossos on Crete was vast and bits of it are Imaginatively reconstructed. Nestor's is never higher than a Meyer off the ground. Despite watercolor illustrations it is much more difficult to comprehend. The tholos tomb though empty is...More

Thank 600JohnD
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Took three years to finally view this site. Amazing !!! Well worth the wait.Viewing structure very impressive.Only negative is there is no written information to complement the viewing of the site.

Thank 90stan26
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Only a few km from Chora, on the hill of Epano Eglianos, is the ancient mysterious Palace of Nestor. After three years of restoration, it finally reopened in 2016. Under a huge protective tent lies that remained from the once two story palace, overlooking the...More

2  Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Greek government really did an excellent job in preserving this site and making it easy to get around and understand what you are viewing

Thank Robert315
Reviewed 5 May 2017

After almost 3 years of closure, this Mycenaean masterpiece has reopened and is well worth a visit. There is now a video room which illustrates how the original palace would have looked.Previously, unless you had investigated the site, it often seemed confusing with the lack...More

Thank Martha186225
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A stunning structure that ( with good shoes) is worth walking around. Fabulous graves, incredible artifacts found ( can see in museum -PYLOS) Large rooms, reopened in 2016. This site was re- discovered in the '30s by an American archeologist. It must have been exciting....More

1  Thank rhamba k
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