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Vasilika, Chios, North Aegean

Tower of Agios Georgios of Vasilika

  
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Tower of Agios Georgios of Vasilika
Location:
3.5km east of Volissos in north-western Chios island
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
North Aegean
Chios
Municipality > Town:
City of Chios
• Vasilika
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 30 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
before 14th cent.  
Late-BYZANTINE
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

East of Volissos, outside the village Vasilika, there is th small church of Agios Georgios and a tower which is what remains from the medieval settlement of Vasilika.
It is not known when exactly was built. Probably, a building of the late-Byzantine period.


Sources

  • Alex Kalantzis (personal archive)
  • photo: Giannis Misetzis - Panoramio



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