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Houses on the Kavos headland, at the east side of the main harbour of Kastellorizo, Greece at My Favourite Planet
Houses on the Kavos headland, at the east side of Kastellorizo's main harbour.
The Kavos headland, on which the Knights' Castle stands, separates Kastellorizo's main harbour from the smaller bay of Mandraki.

The Castle of the Knights of Saint John is the island's most obvious and well-known landmark. You can't miss it, even if it's not quite unmissable. The views from the castle are far grander than the ruin itself. The Knights Hospitaller of Rhodes took over Kastellorizo in 1309 and built their castle between 1379 and 1383.

See photos and further information on
gallery pages 204 - 222.

The white wall of the paved coastal footpath which leads from the main harbour to the 4th century BC Lycian rock-cut tomb is visible in the above photo, below the castle rock.

See photos and further information on
gallery pages 175 - 184.

Also visible (top right) is the white zigzag of the stairway up the cliff which looks like a miniature version of the Great Wall of China. It starts just to the southeast of the main harbour and is clearly visible from all around Kastellorizo town.

See photos and further information on
gallery pages 244 - 257.

You can see the locations of Kastellorizo's most important buildings and natural features on our detailed map of Kastellorizo.

Castle of the Knights of St. John, Kastellorizo, Greece at My Favourite Planet

Castle of the Knights
of St. John
 
Kavos headland at the northeast end of the main harbour, Kastellorizo, Greece at My Favourite Planet

Kavos headland
at the northeast end
of the main harbour
 
The Archaeological Museum, Kastellorizo, Greece at My Favourite Planet

The Archaeological Museum
above the northwest end
of the main harbour
 
The cliff stairway, Kastellorizo, Greece at My Favourite Planet

The cliff stairway south
of the main harbour
 
The Lycian tomb, Kastellorizo, Greece at My Favourite Planet

The Lycian rock-cut tomb
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© David John
photos of Kastellorizo:


views from Kaş
 


approaching
the island
 
photos of boats in Kastellorizo harbour, Greece at My Favourite Planet

boats in the harbour
 
photos of Kastellorizo harbour, Greece at My Favourite Planet

around the harbour
 
photos of Kastellorizo town, Greece at My Favourite Planet

Kastellorizo town
 


beyond the town
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