Byzantine Castle Ruins, Oia

4.3
Enjoy one of the best panoramic views of Santorini from Byzantine Castle Ruins, the remains of a 15th-century castle between Oia and Ormos Ammoudia. The view from the citadel boasts some of the most photographed images in all of Greece with picturesque whitewashed buildings, a windmill, and the azure sea beneath spectacular cliffs. If you want to see the sunset, come early to get a good seat. You can plan Oia trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • At the northern tip of the island over looking Amoudi Bay rests the ruins of an old castle. Not much remaining of the castle, and when we stopped on December 10, we were the only people at the...  more »
  • There is not much left of the Castle ruins but the views are spectacular. We were here Mid December (and still packed - two cruise ships in port) but were able to get some great pictures and see the.....  more »
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  • Pretty but crouded. We were here on a hot day and being surrounded by sweaty people is not my type of thing. Visit the sunset from anywhere but here. Its just as pretty or even prettier and a lot more relaxed which is what the island life is about.
  • Beautiful sunset, but it's so overcrowded that it is hard to enjoy. You can get better views of the sunset other areas of the island as well.
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