Castles/Forts in Fthiotida


Right where ancient Proena was situated, the castle and temple to Demeter from the 4th century BC or Hellenistic times protected women and children from wars and invasions. The relatively well-preserved castle is called Ginekokastro or 'Women's Castle' and lies on a hilltop. A pavilion displays finds from the area.
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The village of Kastri set near a forest of plane trees features a castle in its centre. Kastri is a derivative of the word Kastro, meaning castle in Greek.
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In Makrokomi north of the main town are remains of a citadel from the Hellenistic period. More to the east in the Haradra tou Nevrikou ravine there are remains of a castle on the rocks. To the south there is the Castle of Laina. In Nea and Palea Gianitsou-Papas there are some remains of two ancient castles as well.
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Remains of homes from the Neolithic area can be seen on the hills of the area. There are remains of the ancient settlement of Tavmakos, cyclopean walls, a castle and a circular fortress called Stroggilokastro (meaining Round Castle).
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The municipality of Gorgopotamos has two castles: There is the Castle of Iraklia or Heraclea in Delfinio, which was repaired in the 6th century AD by Justinian. There's also a castle in Dio Vouna, in an area near the village called Vounoi (pronounced Vouni).
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The Venetian Castle of Keratopirgos in Malesina is considered one of the most important archaeological remains in the town.
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In the Municipality of Molos there's a medieval castle near Mendenitsa, considered one of the best preserved castles compared to similar ones.
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