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All reviews entrance fee worth the effort steep climb nice walk venetians church sea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is acccesible from south-west side of the town, or form other side then is situated The farmer´s market. Short hinking tour from Ypapanti Church is suitable also for little children.The entrence is for fees. If I good remember adults pay only 2 euro....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Boris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right over the Coach Station is the old Kalamata Castle overlooking the city. There is a lot of history that you can find elsewhere. Follow the narrow roads leading up the hill. Make sure you have some water with you as there is no coffee...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nick E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is basically in ruins. Not a whole lot to see but there are some very nice views from the top. The bugs were terrible. I can only imagine what they are like in the summer. Were a few euros but overall not a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christopherbP7158VT
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

A good walk up from the main town but worth the effort just to admire the fantastic views of the city and bay beyond

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Not very well signposted, the entrance is well hidden in a residential street well up the hill from the bus station. The way we went took us through "old" Kalamata which was fun. It was late in the day so we were excused the €1...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

There are great views and a really interesting history here. Not a lot of ruins but a nice start to a stroll down into the town to eat at the marina.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Leonard_HK
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Easily accessible by car, cheap entrance, a few big steps and you have the best view in the city! There is an open theatre as well in the castle that very often hosts shows during afternoon. Magnificent opportunity if you can combine both!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank sgrifsa
Reviewed 20 June 2018

There is not that much left off the castle. So i was a little dissapointed. There is still a church(closed)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Vanderveken
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Worth a visit - but not well presented you are left to your own devices to explore - but it is interesting and commands great views over Kalamata

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The entrance fee is about 2 euros, but the area of the castle is small and there is nothing to see. Beautiful view of Kalamat and a walk in the shade of scented pines That's all, There is no bench for sitting and enjoying

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dragana U
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