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Pyrgi, Chios, North Aegean

Vigla of Chrysolio

or Vigla of Karynda  
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Vigla of Chrysolio
Location:
At the SW coast of Chios island, south of Pyrgi and above the Karynda beach
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
North Aegean
Chios
Municipality > Town:
City of Chios
• Pyrgi
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 123 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
around 15th century  
GENOAN
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Castle Type   Condition
Watchtower  
In Ruins
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A comprehensive article about the history and the construction of the vigles of Chios, is published in the blog of Kastrologos: Βίγλες της Χίου . (In Greek only, sorry)


Sources

  • Ψαλτάκης Δημήτριος paper: «ΒΙΓΛΕΣ ΤΗΣ ΧΙΟΥ: Εξερευνώντας τα Μεσαιωνικά Παρατηρητήρια», ΤΕΙ Πειραιά, τμήμα Πολιτικών Δομικών Έργων, Αθήνα 2007-2008, available also online

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