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Paravola, Agrinio, Aetolia-Akarnania,West Greece

Tower of Paravola

or Voukatio  
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Tower of Paravola
Location:
Paravola, Akarnania region, Western Greece
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
West Greece
Aetolia-Akarnania
Municipality > Town:
City of Agrinio
• Paravola
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 70 m 
(Relative Height≈50 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
4th century BC  
ANCIENT
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Castle Type   Condition
Ancient Castle  
Not Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

North of the artificial Lake Trihonida, at the center of the small town of Paravola, there is a hill on top of which are the ruins of the ancient Etolic fortress Voukation. In the ruins of the fortress today, there are visible elements from various periods: ancient, Byzantine and Ottoman.

The walls are definitely ancient while the various towers are Byzantine.




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