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Achinos, Stylida, Phthiotis,Central Greece

Acropolis of Achinos

  
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Acropolis of Achinos
Location:
Achinos village near Stylis, Central Greece
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Greece
Phthiotis
Municipality > Town:
City of Stylida
• Achinos
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 70 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
13th century (?)  
FRANKISH
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Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
Average
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

An ancient citadel -"Acropolis of Echinos"- which went under many modifications and fortification works through the ages.

What remains today is some ruins of the walls on the hill and inside the village, as well as a tower, in relatively good condition, from the Frankish period.


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Road map to Acropolis of Achinos

Access
Approach to the monument:
Exit from the NR Athens-Thessaloniki in Raches or in Karavomylos and drive to the village of Achinos. There are road signs to the citadel which is on a hill above the village. You have to walk the last 100 m to the tower and more to the rest of the ruins.
Entrance:
Free approach to the tower and the area of the castle.


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