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Vassilica, Thermi, Thessaloniki,Central Macedonia

Tower of Vasilika

or Tower of Psiona  
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Tower of Vasilika
Location:
Close to the old road from Thessaloniki to Polygyros, 1km before the village Vasilika
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Macedonia
Thessaloniki
Municipality > Town:
City of Thermi
• Vassilica
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 60 m 
(Relative Height≈0 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
15th or 16th century  
OTTOMAN
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Castle Type   Condition
Tower House  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ruins of a tower outside the village Vasilika, near the road from Thessaloniki to Polygyros in Chalkidiki.

The tower belongs to the early Ottoman period. Very close to it are the ruins of an Ottoman bath, one of the few examples of a building of this type in Greece.


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Road map to Tower of Vasilika

Access
Approach to the monument:
Take the old NR from Thessaloniki to Polygyros. At the 25th km, after Raidestos and before Vasilika, the tower is at the left. A not so visible dirt road will take you near the tower (follow the red sign «Σαγματοποιείον»).
Entrance:
Free access


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