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Thourio, Livadeia, Boeotia,Central Greece

Tower of Thourio

  
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Tower of Thourio
Location:
On a hill east of the village Thourio, Livadhia, Central Greece
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Greece
Boeotia
Municipality > Town:
City of Livadeia
• Thourio
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 230 m 
(Relative Height≈130 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
13th cen. (?)  
FRANKISH
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Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A tower on a hill 1.5km east of the village Thourio of Livadia. It was at the shore of the lake Kopais which does not exist any more.


Sources

  • Website ancientgreece.gr -Πύργος Θουρίου (obsolete page)
  • ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΣ ΣΤΑΘΟΥΛΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ, Αρχιτέκτονας Μηχανικός, Μεταπτυχιακή εργασία «Η αρχιτεκτονική των μεμονωμένων πύργων της Βοιωτίας», Πανεπιστήμιο Αθηνών, Αθήνα 2014

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Access
Approach to the monument:
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Entrance:
Like most isolated and neglected towers, the acces to the surrounding area is free but the entance inside is difficult and dangerous. In addition, for this one you have to walk for more than an hour to get there.


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