Katakolo is full of places and monuments that worth visiting. By exploring Katakolo you discover the hidden magic and beauty of the wider area. Some interesting and popular destinations and activities are the following: Pontikokastro, the Beacon, mountain walking, the church of St. Nikolaos, the Ancient Greek Technology Museum and the Ancient Greek musical Instruments and Toys Museum. If you come to Katakolo, you should definitely visit the Castle, also known as Pontikokastro (named after its shape), built by the Vilardouins during the Byzantine period. For its construction, remains of the walls of Fia were used, however during the 13th century the Castle was reconstructed by the Francs, who renamed it to "Beau Voir" or "Bel Vedere". Nowadays, we can only see a small part of the fortress as the castle was destroyed several times, especially during Greece's occupation by the Turks.