Byzantine Castle Ruins, Oia

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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 end of the walkways in Oia you reach the Castle. Worth exploring and it has great views to look back upon.  more »
  • The walk down to the castle is beautiful and the views are really lovely. We visited in April during the morning and it wasn't crowded at all. Plenty of fantastic views.  more »
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  • There is a little known tiny Church at the very end of this. Follow the trail until the very end...and then keep going because most folks miss the stairs leading down after the 360 view. The 360 view is quiet impressive in itself and probably gets the best photos memories of the entire island.
  • Its super crowded during evening. People come there to see sunset, which looks amazing. Shops close to the ruins were filled with great souvenir. Even met a grumpy cat over there. There were loads of spots to sit onto and click pictures on the way from oia to the ruins.
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