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Vigla of Broukia

  
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Vigla of Broukia
Location:
At the Location 'Broukia', south of the village Komi at the eastern coast of Chios island
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
North Aegean
Chios
Municipality > Town:
City of Chios
• Komi
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 50 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
Around 15th century  
GENOAN
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Castle Type   Condition
Watchtower  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A vigla on the rocks south of the beach of Komi in eastern Chios.

A comprehensive article about the history and the construction of the vigles of Chios, is published in the blog of Kastrologos: Βίγλες της Χίου . (In Greek only, I am afraid)


Sources

  • Ψαλτάκης Δημήτριος paper: «ΒΙΓΛΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΧΙΟΥ: Εξερευνώντας τα Μεσαιωνικά Παρατηρητήρια», ΤΕΙ Πειραιά, τμήμα Πολιτικών Δομικών Έργων, Αθήνα 2007-2008, available also online
  • Info sent by Mr. Ioannis Dedes
  • Website Chios - Watch-towers

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