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Porto Gerakas, Monemvasia, Laconia,Peloponnese

Ancient Zarax

  
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Ancient Zarax
Location:
At the southern tip of the small peninsula north of Gerakas port in Laconia
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
Peloponnese
Laconia
Municipality > Town:
City of Monemvasia
• Porto Gerakas
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 35 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
various periods  
ANCIENT
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Castle Type   Condition
Ancient Castle  
Rather Poor
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

An ancient city that remained inhabited during the Roman and Byzantine periods.

At the site, the impressive ancient walls of the Hellenistic period) are still visible together with later Roman and Byzantine additions.


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