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Agia Roumeli, Sfakia, Chania,Crete

Fortress of Agia Roumeli

  
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Fortress of Agia Roumeli
Location:
On a hill west of Agia Roumeli, at the exit of Samaria Gorge, at the south coast of Crete
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Crete
Chania
Municipality > Town:
City of Sfakia
• Agia Roumeli
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 190 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
around 1868  
OTTOMAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Small Fort  
Not Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Turkish fortress of the 19th century on a hill above the village of Agia Roumeli and the south exit of the gorge of Samaria in Crete.


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Access
Approach to the monument:
The fortress is on a hill above Agia Roumeli, at the south end of the Samaria gorge. You need to walk for about 1 hour to reach the fort.
Entrance:
Like most remote, ruined and neglected fortifications, entrance is not an issue. The difficult part is to approach the castle and walk around inside.


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