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Armolia, Chios, North Aegean

Castle of Apolichnoi

or Armolia Castle  
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Castle of Apolichnoi
Location:
On a hill NW from the village Armolia in Chios island
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
North Aegean
Chios
Municipality > Town:
City of Chios
• Armolia
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 200 m 
(Relative Height≈90 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
1440  
GENOAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Castle  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The castle is located on a hill 800m NW from the village Armolia of Chios. It was built in 1440 by the Genoan Nicolo Banca Gustiniani, according to an inscription at the gate.

The layout of the castle is a trapezoid. It has 62 rooms, a rain tank , a main tower and some others and the corners.

The castle can be reached after a short walk from the square of the village taking a 800 m path without special difficulty.


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