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Plaisio, Filiates, Thesprotia,Epirus

Castle of Kasnetsi

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Castle of Kasnetsi
Location:
On a hill halfway on the road Filiates-Sagiada close to the bridge of Kotsika, Epirus
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Epirus
Thesprotia
Municipality > Town:
City of Filiates
• Plaisio
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 240 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
Various periods  
Early ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΝΕ
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Castle Type   Condition
Castle  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A castle with 7 towers controlling the passage from Filiates to Sagiada and the sea. It was probably built in the Late-Roman period (or the early-Byzantine) but was also in use during the Byzantine and the Ottoman periods.

The perimeter of the walls is 360 m and the total area of the castle is 0.55 hectares. The main gate is on the east side. There are two more gates in the west and in the north side.


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Access
Approach to the monument:
Easy access from the road Filiates-Sagiada.
Entrance:
Free entrance


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