Venetian Castle - details and images

Venetian Castle, situated on the verdant hill, the Bohali, about 3 km north of Zakynthos Town, was built in 1480 on the ruins of the ancient Acropolis of the island, but shortly after that part of it was destroyed by Turkish invaders ..

In this region of the island's medieval capital was built, the influence of Venetian architecture. It was destroyed by earthquakes and can see only ruins today. Gate clearly shows the influence of the Venetians with the symbol "Lion of San Marco." Imposing fortification that stands today almost intact feet was completed by the Venetians and became the center of the island at that time ADMINISTRATOR.

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