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Ano Doloi, Dytiki Mani, Messenia,Peloponnese

Ketseas tower

  
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Ketseas tower
Location:
Northeast of the village Ano Doloi of Messinia, Peloponnese
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Peloponnese
Messenia
Municipality > Town:
City of Dytiki Mani
• Ano Doloi
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 385 m 
(Relative Height≈50 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
18th century  
MODERN GREEK
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Castle Type   Condition
Tower House  
Average
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A square tower-house at Doloi of Western Mani. Only the lower part is still preserved. It was built in the 18th century and belonged to the family of Grigoris Ketseas.

The tower was visited in 1829 by the naturalist Bory de Saint Vincent, head of the French scientific expedition of Moreas.

Inside the tower there is the chappel of Agios Nikolaos with frescoes dated in 1785.


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