Volissos Castle Chios

Volissos Castle


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As the main defensive fort in the north island, Volissos used to protect the whole northwestern part of the island known as Amani, whose villages include different fortifications - watchtowers, major towers etc according to the population and their location. The Castle of Volissos, which is well preserved today, has trapezoid shape with six circular towers. Inside the castle there are several buildings, cisterns and churches. There is also a tunnel that connects the castle with the coast and the region Pithonas.

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