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Sougia, Sfakia, Chania,Crete

Voukelasi Fort

  
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Voukelasi Fort
Location:
Near the exit of the Trypiti gorge, in Sfakia area, at the southern coast of Crete
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Crete
Chania
Municipality > Town:
City of Sfakia
• Sougia
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 305 m 
(Relative Height≈120 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
19th century  
OTTOMAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Small Fort  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A Turkish koule (small fort) at the coastline of the Sfakia region of Crete to the east of the small village Sougia. One of the many forts that the Ottomans built in the 19th century in an attempt to control the rebels of Crete and especially of the difficult region of Sfakia.

The fort has a rectangular layout with a cylindrical tower at the northeastern corner.


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