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Tower at Varsamakia

  
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Tower at Varsamakia
Location:
5km east of the village Sfinari of Kissamos region at the westernmost side of Crete
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Crete
Chania
Municipality > Town:
City of Kissamos
• Sfinari
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 495 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
Unknown (c. 15th cnt.)  
VENETIAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Tower  
Not Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A venetian tower next to a church of Agios Dimitrios.

In the Venetian period, a Catholic Franciscan covent of St Grigorio was at this site. Apparently, the tower was protecting the convent.

It is 5km east of the village Sfinari of Kissamos in the eastern Crete. Varsamakia or Varsamachia is the name of a deserted (now) area north of the village of Kampos.


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