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Oreokastro, Pogoni, Ioannina,Epirus

Lachanokastro

  
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Lachanokastro
Location:
On the hill over the cemetery of the village Oreokastro, north of Ioannina, Epirus
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Epirus
Ioannina
Municipality > Town:
City of Pogoni
• Oreokastro
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 545 m 
(Relative Height≈40 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
Unknown  
BYZANTINE
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Castle Type   Condition
Fortified Settlement  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

An ancient acropolis on a hill above the river Gormos, 300m before the village approaching from the east. We do not know more about the history of this castle, but its ruins indicate that it was still in use during the Middle Ages.


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Approach to the monument:
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Entrance:
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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