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Oktonia, Kymi-Aliveri, Euboea,Central Greece

Castle of Oktonia

or Graspilea or Castle of Megali Spilia (Big Cave)  
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Castle of Oktonia
Location:
On a rocky hill above the village of Oktonia in eastern Evia island
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Greece
Euboea
Municipality > Town:
City of Kymi-Aliveri
• Oktonia
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 370 m 
(Relative Height≈200 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
Ancient  
ANCIENT
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Castle Type   Condition
Ancient Castle  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

On a rock above the village of Oktonia in central-eastern Evia there are the remains of a castle.

It is also called the castle of the "Big Cave" because of a cave nearby at the northeastern side of the rock (there are plenty of caves in the area).

Basically, it was an ancient castle that was also used in the Middle Ages by the Byzantines and the Venetians.


Sources

  • Theodore Skouras, «Οχυρώσεις στην Εύβοια (Μερικές λύσεις στα τοπογραφικά τους προβλήματα)»- ΑΕΜ vol Κ’ – 1975

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