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Beautiful setting

Small, beautiful space with a fantastic view of the port and a pretty sitting room to read or draw... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Brooklyn, New York
A tiny treasure in the middle of the castle

It's quite small, actually, with fragments of the byzantine history of the Cyclades, but definitely... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Natalia K
Thessaloniki, Greece
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

The best of this museum is that you have an amazing view over the city and to the portara. Inside there are very poor elements, not really worth going there and pay the entrance.

Thank Waldemar K
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

In my opinion, this museum is better than the more popular Archaeological Museum close by. It is inside an original Venetian tower forming part of the Kastro city walls. Small museum but full of interesting exhibits and text, worth the €2 charge. The museum also...More

Thank Ciaranmurf
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Small, beautiful space with a fantastic view of the port and a pretty sitting room to read or draw. There is not much on exhibit, except a small dome with some frescoes, but a very pretty place to soak in the view and the history....More

1  Thank RighterFamily
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The museum needs a lot of care and work, so that it can showcase the Byzantine treasures of Naxos. It is under-staffed and not well-explained. Beautiful views of the port and the Portara.

Thank Dora T
Reviewed 30 July 2017

It's quite small, actually, with fragments of the byzantine history of the Cyclades, but definitely worth a visit. The small balcony offers a great view of the medieval settlement, the port and the breathtaking Portara.

Thank Natalia K
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Of the museums in the Naxos Castle, this is the smallest and there is not a lot here. There are nice views out the windows but there is only 1 room with few things and a side room with the igloo type tent. Time is...More

Thank Travelin M
Reviewed 9 October 2016

It's surprising how little is made of the Byzantine period in Greece's museum culture. Obviously with such a wealth of Ancient and Classical sites, the Byzantine era seems almost modern by comparison and perhaps that explains the apparent ambivalence with which it seems to be...More

1  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This museum really provides a simple overview of Byzantine art and architecture in the Cyclades islands. This will give you a focus of the some of the highlights of the Cycladic islands. The heavy lifting of Byzantine art that should not be missed is at...More

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Housed inside the Naxos Fortress and the Glezos Tower the Museum is partly free with a small charge to explore the cellars and is a good viewing point over the Town towards the Temple of Apollo from the exterior balcony. It houses many good exhibits...More

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