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Museum

Old Fortress

Entrance Fee

Full: €6, Reduced: €3

Getting Here

Corfu Town, 49100

Opening Hours

Varies depending on season

Highlights

Deep Moat (Contra Fossa)

Museum

About Old Fortress

The spectacular Old Fortress is the most famous among Corfu’s castles and fortresses. This fortress played a vital role regarding defense strategies in the past. In order to enter the Fortress you have to cross a road over a deep moat, the so – called Contra Fossa. Highlights in the fortress include the Church of St. George, while nowadays the Old Fortress houses Corfu’s Public Library, the University of Music Studies and a Museum with Byzantine Collections. Finally, concerts of famous artists and exhibitions take usually place inside the fortress.

Getting here from Pontikonisi Hotel