Epano Chora, Sparta, Laconia,Peloponnese
Castle of Vordonia
|Vordonia, Laconia, Peloponnese|
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|City of Sparta |
• Epano Chora
Elevation ≈ 760 m
(Relative Height≈200 m)
|Time of Construction||Origin|
Α small castle built in the Franksih period on a steep hill. The hill looks like a pyramid from a distance. The castle had a visual communication with Mystras and it was built around the same time (13th century).
In 1263 passed in the hands of the Byzantines of the Despotate of Mystras. In 1460, it was captured by the Turks who destroyed it.
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|Approach to the monument:|
|Like most remote, ruined and neglected fortifications, entrance is not an issue. The difficult part is to approach the castle and walk around inside.|