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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Museum
“In the historical square of Saint Markos, used to be also the Casino of the island, place of meeting for the Broads, which with the earthquakes 1953 was also destroyed. After the earhquake, in this position the "Solomos & Kalvos Museum" was built.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Park
“Solomos Square is the central and biggest square in the city and there take place several religious and cultural events & celebrations. Here stands out the statue of our National poet, Dionisios Solomos, nowadays a copy of the original statue, work of the Athenian sculptor Georgios Vroutos. Around the Square you can see several remarkable buildings which still follow their pre-earthquake form, as well as the church of Saint Nikolaos of the Dock. On the left, stands the Town Hall of Zakynthos Zante and in the south the statue of Ugo Foskolo. More statues in the Square are those of Pavlos Karer ans the Staue of Freedom. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Kipseli is 11 km away from the town and the harbor of Zakynthos and 13 km away from the airport of the island. You can use the local buses (KTEL) that run very often from and to Tsilivi area. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“You can visit the castle of bochali and take a taste of the ancient Venetian calture”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Right in the heart of the Zakynthos city. Very nice place in the pedestrian zone, between Solomos square and St. Mark’s Square. It mainly serves coffee during the day and drinks in the evening. Coffee is very good with many choices in the blend while the cocktails are high quality. Beautiful relaxed atmosphere. Pleasant staff.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Cocktail bar-restaurant with panoramic view of Zante town. Located at Bohali Hill in Zakinthos town. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
History Museum
“Museum featuring wood carvings, frescoes & paintings from the Byzantine era to the 18th century.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“The most popular café- bar on the island, located in St’ Marks square, landmark of the island. At Avant Garde you will enjoy your morning, as well as your evening drinks and cocktails accompanied by nice music choices. Perhaps one of the busiest places with high quality coffee and drinks. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
History Museum
“There are plenty of Super Markets, butchers and fish mongers all over Zakynthos, and of course, in the town you can find everything.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“If you want to learn about the cultural heritage of zakunthos you should visit Solomos and Kalvos museum!A nice experience for the lovers of history”
  • 9 locals recommend
Lodging
“Two kilometres away from Zakynthos (Zante) city, we arrive at Strani Hill. This is were our National Poet Dionisios Solomos, who ispired from canonnades in Mesologgi ,wrote our National Anthem.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Ίσως το καλύτερο gourmet restaurant στη Ζάκυνθο. Είναι λίγο ακριβό αλλά έχει πολύ καλό φαγητό.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Museum
“Zakynthos has given birth to world class poets and painters. Some of the work is in the Museum.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Yard of Taste is a must visit restaurant. Cozy environment with nice decor, as well as a constantly improving selection of courses are guaranteeing you will have a great time!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Church
“Agios Dionisios Church, dominant at the port, is dedicated to the patron Saint of Zakynthos and it is a landmark not only for the town but for the whole island. The original church was destroyed in 1893 after a big earthquake that hit the island and was rebuilt as we see it today in August 1948 thanks to the Special Fundraising Committee created in 1900 to complete the restoration. In the building of the monastery strofadon and the church of St. Dionysios in Zakynthos town has been established since 1979 the church museum which contains relics of this monastery. The museum was founded after desire of then coached Daniel Giants and the initiative of Metropolitan Panteleimon of Zakynthos.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“A laid back restaurant in 2 parts, indoor and outdoors at the cliffside. Amazing view of Zakynthos Town city and harbour , especially in the night. Great menu and reasonably priced, with outstanding views. Here you can try the traditional desert “frigania” that is the most balanced dessert you will ever taste.”
  • 8 locals recommend