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Tharounia, Mantoudi-Limni-Agia Anna, Euboea,Central Greece

Tower of Tharounia

or Koutroulopyrgos  
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Tower of Tharounia
Location:
On a rocky hill south-east of the village Tharounia in Evia
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Greece
Euboea
Municipality > Town:
City of Mantoudi-Limni-Agia Anna
• Tharounia
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 460 m 
(Relative Height≈120 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
14th or 15th century  
VENETIAN
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Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A venetian tower on a rock south-east of the village Tharounia in south Evia, on the road to the village Trahili.

It must have been part of a small castle built in the 14th or 15th century. Lower, there is a little church of Agios Nikolaos.


Sources

  • Theodoros Skouras, «Οχυρώσεις στην Εύβοια (Μερικές λύσεις στα τοπογραφικά τους προβλήματα)»- ΑΕΜ – pag.353, volume Κ’ – 1975

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Access
Approach to the monument:
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Entrance:
Like most isolated and neglected towers, the access to the surrounding area is free but the entrance inside is not possible.


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