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Pirgos Dirou, Anatoliki Mani, Laconia,Peloponnese

Tower of Sklavounakos

  
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Tower of Sklavounakos
Location:
South of the village Pyrgos Dirou in Laconia, Peloponnese
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Peloponnese
Laconia
Municipality > Town:
City of Anatoliki Mani
• Pirgos Dirou
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 210 m 
(Relative Height≈0 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
1821  
MODERN GREEK
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Tower House  
Relatively Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The fortified complex of the warlord Sklavounakos is outside, to the south, of the village Pyrgos Dirou of Eastern Mani. Except from the tower, it includes a two-storey-house, cisterns, a chapel, a cemetery and an animal yard.

It was built in 1821.

The tower has six floors and is 15m high. It is one of the tallest towers of Mani. It is surrounded by a 5m high fortification wall.


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