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Fodele, Malevizi, Herakleion,Crete

Kokinos Pyrgos of Fodele

or (Red Tower of Fodele)  
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Kokinos Pyrgos of Fodele
Location:
On a hill southwest of Fodele in Heracleion region in Crete
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Crete
Herakleion
Municipality > Town:
City of Malevizi
• Fodele
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 220 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
end 19th century  
VENETIAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Small Fort  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A rather small fortress of the Ottoman period on a hill southeast of Fodele, 1.5km from the coast.
Its purpose was to control the bay and the beach of Fodele. It was built in the 19th century like most of this type of forts in Crete.


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