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Neo Chorio, Apokoronas, Chania,Crete

Koules of Nio Chorio

  
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Koules of Nio Chorio
Location:
On a hill south of the village of Neo Chorio, Chania, Crete
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Crete
Chania
Municipality > Town:
City of Apokoronas
• Neo Chorio
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 160 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
19th century or earlier  
OTTOMAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Small Fort  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A small Turkish fort that was built at the location where an older Venetian castle existed.

The fort is on a hill south of the village of Nio Chorio which is 25km from Khania.

The purpose of the castle was to control the plain of Kalyves and the passage to the villages of the south Apokoronas region.


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Road map to Koules of Nio Chorio

Access
Approach to the monument:
There is a road leading to the hill of the fort from the village of Neo Chorio, which is 25km from Khania.
Entrance:
Free access


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