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Varnavas, Marathon, Eastern Attica,Attica

Tower of Varnava

  
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Tower of Varnava
Location:
Northeast from the village Varnavas, Attica
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Attica
Eastern Attica
Municipality > Town:
City of Marathon
• Varnavas
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 540 m 
(Relative Height≈0 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
13th or 14th cent  
FRANKISH
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
Not Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Frankish tower outside the village Varnavas of Attica region.

Due to its strategic position, the primary function of the tower was to send optical messages to warn against piarte raids in Attica, in cooperation with a network of other towers most of which do not exist anymore.


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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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