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Avlonai, Kymi-Aliveri, Euboea,Central Greece

Potiri Castle

  
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Potiri Castle
Location:
SW of mount Oktonia, halfway between Avlonari-Achladeri, Evia island
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Greece
Euboea
Municipality > Town:
City of Kymi-Aliveri
• Avlonai
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 350 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
Middle -Byzantine period  
BYZANTINE
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Castle Type   Condition
Castle  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A castle on a rocky hill, halfway between Avlonari and Oktonia in central-eastern part of the island of Evia. It was a Byzantine castle that was used also by the Franks after 1205. It was abandoned after the capture of the island by the Ottomans in 1470.


Sources

  • Photographs: Vasilis Tsomakaskoumiotis.blogspot.gr
  • Θεόδωρος Σκούρας, «Οχυρώσεις στην Εύβοια (Μερικές λύσεις στα τοπογραφικά τους προβλήματα)»- ΑΕΜ – Τόμος Κ’ – 1975, σελ. 330

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Approach to the monument:
Difficult to go to the castle. It will take a long and arduous trek from Avlonari
Entrance:
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