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Fodele, Malevizi, Herakleion,Crete

Koules Fodele at Koprokefala

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Koules Fodele at Koprokefala
Location:
On a hill south of Fodele in Heracleion region in Crete
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Crete
Herakleion
Municipality > Town:
City of Malevizi
• Fodele
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 175 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 at the location Koprokefalas atop a hill south of Fodele.
Its purpose was to control the bay of Fodele and the road to the village. It was built in the 19th century like most of this type of forts in Crete.


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