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Epano Chora, Sparta, Laconia,Peloponnese

Castle of Vordonia

  
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Castle of Vordonia
Location:
Vordonia, Laconia, Peloponnese
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Peloponnese
Laconia
Municipality > Town:
City of Sparta
• Epano Chora
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 760 m 
(Relative Height≈200 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
13th century  
FRANKISH
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Castle Type   Condition
Castle  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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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Entrance:
Like most remote, ruined and neglected fortifications, entrance is not an issue. The difficult part is to approach the castle and walk around inside.


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