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Agia Marina, Igoumenitsa, Thesprotia,Epirus

Castle of Gourgara

or Castle of Vourgara  
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Castle of Gourgara
Location:
On a hill south of the village Agia Marina near Igoumenitsa in Epirus
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Epirus
Thesprotia
Municipality > Town:
City of Igoumenitsa
• Agia Marina
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 505 m 
(Relative Height≈300 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
13th or 14th cent (?)  
Late-BYZANTINE
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Castle Type   Condition
Piles of stones & Ruins  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Remains of a castle on a hill named Gourgara or Vourgara or Goulgara, south of the modern village Agia Marina in the Igoumenitsa region of Epirus.

There is absolutely no information about this castle from historical sources. Most probably it is a remnant from the period of the Despotate of Epirus (13th or 14th century).


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