Kastrologos
Castles of Greece

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Episkopi, Lefkada, Lefkas,Ionian islands

Castle of Kalamos

or Castle of Episkopi or Kastromonastiro  
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Castle of Kalamos
Location:
Near Episkopi village, Kalamos island, Ionian Sea
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Ionian islands
Lefkas
Municipality > Town:
City of Lefkada
• Episkopi
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 50 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
13th century (?)  
VENETIAN
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Castle Type   Condition
Coastal Fortress  
Average
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Kalamos is a small inhabited island of the Ionian sea, southeast of Lefkas island.

There are two village in the island: Kalamos, the port, on the east coast and Episkopi at the west. The castle is very close to Episkopi.


History

It is a Venetian castle but it is not known when exactly it was built. Probably in the 13th or the 14th century.


Sources

  • Info and photo by Zavitsanos Dimitris

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