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Giannoudi, Rethymno, Rhithymna,Crete

Tower of Giannoudi

  
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Tower of Giannoudi
Location:
In Giannoudi village, 6.5km SE from Rethymno, Crete
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Crete
Rhithymna
Municipality > Town:
City of Rethymno
• Giannoudi
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 110 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
Probably 16th century  
VENETIAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Tower House  
Not Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Giannoudi is 6.5 km southeast of Rethymno. At the entrance of the village there is a 3-storey tower. The tower must have been the house of a local lord and it was built during the Venetian period of Crete, most probably in the 16th century.

The earliest documented reference to the village dates back to 1577. There are no references about the tower.


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