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Kritsa, Agios Nicolaos, Lasithi,Crete

Tower of Ambela

  
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Tower of Ambela
Location:
At the location Ambela in the village Kritsa of the Lasithi region, 10 km west of Agios Nicolaos in Crete.
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Crete
Lasithi
Municipality > Town:
City of Agios Nicolaos
• Kritsa
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 242 m 
(Relative Height≈0 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
16th century (?)  
VENETIAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Kritsa is a village 10 km west of Agios Nicolaos and is famous for the excellent quality of its olive oil.

Inside the village, at the location Ambela, there are the ruins of a medieval tower with an arch.

Nothing more is known about this tower. It is probably Venetian from the 16th century.


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