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Byzantine monuments, castles and fortresses. The watermills and the windmills. The Bridges and many more

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Palaiopoli

Paleokastro was the capital of Greece during the Greek Antiquity. It is located on a hill near Paleopoli and shows signs of dwellings dating back...

Palaiopoli

Near Paleopoli used to stand the ancient port of Scandia, the main port of Paleokastro, Kythera’s capital city in the Antiquity. The port was destroyed...

Avlemonas

In 1991, in his archaeological wanderings Adonis Kyrou pointed out the existence of countless ceramic sherds and other minoan artifacts around the church of Agios...

A small islet to the east of Kythera, where there is a sanctuary dedicated to Poseidon, god of the earth and earthquakes. The archaeological digs...

Avlemonas

The wider Kythira area is the western gate to the Aegean. Sailing around the coast was always dangerous and Cape Maleas, the cape of the...

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Kythera (Chora)

After the destruction of Paliochora in 1537, the castle of the capital city became the administrative center of the island. All political, intellectual, religious and...

The Byzantine castle in the town of Agios Dimitrios was built in the 12th century by the Eudaimonogiannides of Monemvasia. It was a safe natural...

Mylopotamos

The Mylopotamos fortress is one of the three fortresses dating back to the Venetian domination, located near the village of Mylopotamos on the western side...

Livadi

The stone bridge of Katouni was built during the British domination in 1826. It is one of the largest built in Greece, with a length...

Potamos

The stone bridge of Potamos was built in 1823, during the English domination of the island, based on plans by the English commissioner, and engineer...

Livadi

It is one of the most beautiful works of architecture of the time of British rule (Ionian state under the sole protection of Great Britain...

Karavas

Built in 1857 during the British domination, the lighthouse of Moudari is one of the biggest in Greece. It is located in cape Spathi on...

Kalokairines

In Kythira, like in other Greek windy islands, we see windmills. These mills were built during the 19th century, and according to written sources, the...

Mylopotamos

Most of the watermills of the island are located along the stream of Mylopotamos. There is a total of 23 watermills, but only three of...

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