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Anatoliki Mani, Laconia,Peloponnese

Passavas Castle

  
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Passavas Castle
Location:
10 km west of Gythion, near the road from Gythion to Areopolis, South Peloonnese
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Peloponnese
Laconia
Municipality > Town:
City of Anatoliki Mani
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Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 140 m 
(Relative Height≈80 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
1254  
FRANKISH
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Castle  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

No more data are available for this castle in the site, for the moment.


Sources

  • Γιαννούλα Κατσουγκράκη, «Η Άμυνα στη Νότια Λακωνία», ΣΤ’ ΠΑΝΕΛΛΗΝΙΟ ΣΥΝΕΔΡΙΟ, ΛΑΚΩΝΙΑ Γλώσσα Ιστορία Πολιτισμός, Αρεόπολη 2004, Πρακτικά σελ.131
  • Σφηκόπουλος, Ι. Θ., Τα Μεσαιωνικά Κάστρα του Μορηά, Αθήνα 1987.
  • Κ. Μέρτζιος, Η Μάνη εις τα αρχεία της Βενετίας (1611-1674), Λακωνικαί Σπουδαί 1(1972) 89.

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Access
Approach to the monument:
The castle is 10 km from Gythio, halfway to Areopolis. There are road signs indicating the direction from the main road to the castle.
Entrance:
Like most ruined and neglected fortifications, entrance is not an issue. The difficult part is to approach the castle and walk around inside.


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