Castles of Greece


Chili, Kymi-Aliveri, Euboea,Central Greece

Castle of Agios Georgios in Kymi

or Castle of Kymi or Castle of Chili  
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Castle of Agios Georgios in Kymi
On a hill above Chili village, near Kymi, east coast of Evia
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Greece
Municipality > Town:
City of Kymi-Aliveri
• Chili
Elevation ≈ 260 m 
(Relative Height≈70 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
13th century  
Castle Type   Condition
Rather Poor

A Byzantine castle for which is not known when exactly it was built. In the 13th century it had been renovated by the local lord Licario, a Latin knight and an adventurer in the service of the Byzantine emperor Michael VIII Paleologos.

The castle is on a steep rock north of Kymi in Evia

Inside the castle there was the small church of Saint George (Agios Georgios) which gave its name to the castle.

The castle is in bad condition today. Only some parts of the wall remain today.


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Road map to Castle of Agios Georgios in Kymi

Approach to the monument:
The castle is 4km from Kymi, to the north.
Like most remote, ruined and neglected fortifications, entrance is not an issue. The difficult part is to approach the castle and walk around inside.

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