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Karyani, Pangaio, Kavala,East Macedonia & Thrace

Paliokastro of Karyani

  
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Paliokastro of Karyani
Location:
On a hill outside the village Karyani, east of the delta of Strymon river in Eastern Macedonia
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
East Macedonia & Thrace
Kavala
Municipality > Town:
City of Pangaio
• Karyani
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 80 m 
(Relative Height≈15 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
16th or 17th cent  
OTTOMAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Piles of stones & Ruins  
Few Remains
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A few scattered remains of a byzantine fortress on a low hill amidst vineyards. The castle is mentioned for the first time by the sources in the 11th century.

It seems that the place has never hosted a settlement. It was probably just a refuge for the population.


Sources

  • Information sent by Mr. Ioannis Dedes



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Access
Approach to the monument:
From the Egnatia highway Thessaloniki-Kavala, exit to Orfanio. Karyani is the next village after Orfanio.
Entrance:
Free access


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