Castles of Pylos and Methoni

During this tour you will get acquainted with the medieval Greece . We will visit the fortress of Methoni in the same village and castle Neokastro the picturesque town of Pylos . Castle of Methoni is the most important fortress in Greece, a complete walled city with a natural harbor . Today, despite the fact that almost destroyed the fort, its walls is still impressive. In the courtyard retains some buildings , such as houses of Venetian nobles , Turkish baths , a Byzantine church of Hagia Sophia, the Church of the Transfiguration , etc. Neokastro fort built by the Turks in order to control the southern entrance to the bay of Navarino . The fate of the fort was not different from the other forts and in turn owned by the Turkeys, Venetians, Turks, and again ... With the fortress are preserved many buildings, such as the water tank , the ruins of the Gothic Cathedral of the Transfiguration . In 1987 , the reconstruction was completed Neokastro fortress and today there is the National Center for Underwater Archaeology Pylos.