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Worthy of the Walk

Turnoff the main road about 10 minutes walk from Gavrio. There is a sign on the road. It is then... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MartinDee
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London, United Kingdom
Near Agios Petros, but I wouldn't want to drive

I went up on a Tuesday. The entrance is locked, which I can understand in order to keep out vandals... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
MommyMoe
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Vancouver, WA
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6 days ago
“Worthy of the Walk”
23 Aug 2016
“Near Agios Petros, but I wouldn't want to drive”
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Ano Agios Petros, 845 00, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Turnoff the main road about 10 minutes walk from Gavrio. There is a sign on the road. It is then about 40 minutes walk uphill, though not as steep as some other hikes in the area. Sealed road most of the way then a short...More

Thank MartinDee
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went up on a Tuesday. The entrance is locked, which I can understand in order to keep out vandals or possibly campers, but I was disappointed to not get to go inside because it looked pretty cool. And felt cool from the breeze coming...More

Thank MommyMoe
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Although we started heading there after having heard that the Tower is something exceptional, we ended up wasting tons of time trying to get there. There are literally no signs in the road to lead you there and every path the GPS or maps suggested...More

Thank Filippatos
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Giants propably existed and if so they certainly lived here! This tower is located on your way to Vitali and is one of the most astonishing buildings of Cyclades. Amazing!

Thank Αραχτός Μ
Reviewed 3 July 2015

When we visited the tower was in a poor state but I believe that work has now started to renovate/protect it.

Thank DaveGill59
Reviewed 9 April 2015

It is a nice landmark but very badly maintained and not welcoming to visitors. Not a sign, not traveller information. The path to visit it not suitable at all.

Thank ester m
Reviewed 4 December 2014

This tower is considered to be one of the most preserved Cycladic Towers. A little bit of walking needed since there is a fence and you need to leave the car outside. Really worth visiting.

2  Thank Tomek86
Reviewed 4 February 2014

fantastic archaeological monument and an excellent walk in nature. you won't belive the height of this thing. it is a masterpiece with a grand history.

2  Thank aidaal
Reviewed 13 October 2013

Work has progressed on the restoration of the tower of St. Peter. Work on the road opening up the tower have been completed. The tower at Agios Petros on Andros dates from the Hellenistic period (4th-3rd centuries B.C.) and is one of the best preserved...More

4  Thank allegria_balogiannis
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