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Lagada, Chios, North Aegean

Vigla of Lagada

or Vigla of Delfini  
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Vigla of Lagada
Location:
On the rocks east of the bay of Kolokythia, near Lagada, at the north-eastern side of Chios
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
North Aegean
Chios
Municipality > Town:
City of Chios
• Lagada
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 65 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
around 15th cent.  
GENOAN
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Castle Type   Condition
Watchtower  
Not Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

One of the viglas or watchtowers of the coast of Chios. This one is on a rocky hill east of the bay of Kolokythia, near the village Lagada, on the northeastern side of the island of Chios.

At the same bay used to be the important port of Delphini.


History

A comprehensive article about the history and the construction of the vigles of Chios, is published in the blog of Kastrologos: Βίγλες της Χίου . (In Greek only, I am afraid)


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