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Olynthos, Polygyros, Chalkidiki,Central Macedonia

Tower of Mariana

  
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Tower of Mariana
Location:
2.5 km north of Olynthos, Chalkidiki, Central Macedonia
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Macedonia
Chalkidiki
Municipality > Town:
City of Polygyros
• Olynthos
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 52 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
1374  
Late-BYZANTINE
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Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The late-Byzantine tower of Mariana is 1.5km north of Olynthos, on the left side of the road to Polygyros.

It w was built in 1374. It was the seat of a property of the monastery of Dochiarion in mount Athos.


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Access
Approach to the monument:
Easy access via a paved, up-country road, 2.5 km north from the village of Olynthos, on the road to Polygyros.
Entrance:
The visit to the tower is free and without obstacles. Around 100m of easy walking is necessary for the final approach.


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