Kastrologos
Castles of Greece

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Chalkis, Chalkis, Euboea,Central Greece

Foklore Museum of Chalkis

  
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Foklore Museum of Chalkis
Location:
In Chalkis, Skalkota 4 str. Close to the church of Agia Paraskevi
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Central Greece
Euboea
Municipality > Town:
City of Chalkis
• Chalkis
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 15 m 
(Relative Height≈0 m)
Time of Construction   Origin
probably 15th century  
VENETIAN
H 
Castle Type   Condition
Fortress  
Relatively Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

As a rule, museums are not part of the scope of the site of Kastrologos. This building however is what’s left from the legendary Venetian castle of Chalkis, the so called “Castle of Negreponte”.

It was built most probably in the 15th century, when the construction of the fortification of Chalkis finished, shortly before the capture of the city by the Ottomans (1470).

It was at the edge of the moan of the castle and it was, perhaps, a defensive tower. It became a museum in 1981.


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