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Aspropyrgos, Aspropyrgos, Western Attica,Attica

Tower of Aspropyrgos

  
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Tower of Aspropyrgos
Location:
National Road Athens-Corinth, Nr 62, under the junction-bridge of Aspropyrgos near Athens
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Attica
Western Attica
Municipality > Town:
City of Aspropyrgos
• Aspropyrgos
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 6 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
13th or 14th century  
FRANKISH
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Piles of stones & Ruins  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Right on the National Road Athens-Corinth, under the bridge of the Aspropyrgos junction, lie the ruins of the foundations of a tower from the Frankish period.

The remains are big white stone and marble blocks. They were taken from ancient tombs in the area. The tower was named “Aspropyrgos” (white tower) because of its white color and the whole region was named after it. The name of the nearby town is still “Aspropyrgos”.


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