About Castles in Andros

Andros has two Venetian castles. The first is found in Hora. A small stone bridge connects Hora with the island where in 1207 the Castle was built by the Venetian Marino Dandolo.The castle was destroyed in 1943, at the duration of bombardments of the island by the Germans and its ruins are saved till today. The second castle is the Castle of Faneromeni or Pano Castle, which is found north of the bay of Korthi at an altitude of 600 metres. It constituted the bigger fortified settelment of Andros, which housed 1.000 residents.

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