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Kallifonio, Kalavryta, Achaea,West Greece

Tower of Kallifonio

  
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Tower of Kallifonio
Location:
In the village Kallifonio south of Kalavryta in Achaea, Peloponnese
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
West Greece
Achaea
Municipality > Town:
City of Kalavryta
• Kallifonio
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 865 m 
(Relative Height≈0 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
between 13th-15th cent.  
FRANKISH
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Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ruins of a Frankish (most probably) tower near the church of Agios Ioannis in the village Kallifonio, in the mountains 15km south of Kalavryta.

The village used to be at another location, but the inhabitants abandoned it because of a plague and moved to the current position and built a new village around the tower.


Structure, Fortification & Buildings

Only parts of the north and west walls remain today. We do not know its original height. Today the maximum height is around 3m.


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