List of castles in Greece

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This is a list of castles in Greece.

Castles/Fortresses[edit]

Name Location Era Image
Acrocorinth Corinth Ancient/Byzantine period Akrokorinth Looking North.jpg
Acronauplia Nafplion Ancient/Byzantine/Frankish/Venetian period Nafplio.JPG
Agios Georgios Castle Cephalonia Byzantine/Venetian period Kefalonia Fae363.jpg
Agios Andreas Castle Preveza Ottoman/Venetian period
Agios Georgios Castle Preveza Ottoman period
Amfissa Castle Amfissa Ancient/Byzantine/Frankish period Orias castle in Amphissa.jpg
Angelokastro (Corfu) Corfu Byzantine period Angelokastro (Corfu).jpg
Anthousa Castle Anthousa, Preveza (regional unit) Ottoman period
Anthimachia Castle Kos Byzantine period Antimachia.JPG
Aptera Fortress Chania Ottoman period Festung Firkas von Aptera aus.jpg
Araklovo Castle Minthi, Elis Byzantine period
Arkessini Castle Acropolis of Arkessini, Amorgos Ancient period Acropole Arkesini Amorgos.JPG
Asini Castle Asini, Argolis Ancient period 20090728 asini31.jpg
Assos Castle Assos, Cephalonia Venetian period
Arkadia Castle Kyparissia Frankish period Kyparissia.jpg
Astypalaia Castle Astypalaia Frankish/Venetian period Astypalaia (town).jpg
Bourtzi Nafplio Venetian period Bourtzi Nafplion.JPG
Bourtzi (Karystos) Karystos Venetian period Bourtzi castle Karystos.JPG
Castle of Chalkis Chalkis Ottoman period Castle of Chalcis.jpg
Castle of Chios Chios Genoese period Chios Genoese Castle Walls 1.jpg
Castle of Mytilene Mytilene Ancient/Byzantine/Genoese period Fortress of Mytilini, Lesvos 2.jpg
Chlemoutsi northwestern Elis Frankish period Castello Chlemoutsi.jpg
Christ Pantokrator Castle Preveza Ottoman period Pantocratoras castle in Preveza.jpg
Cythera Castle Cythera (island) Venetian period Kythira - Hora 1.jpg
Didymoteicho Castle Didymoteicho Ancient/Byzantine period 20120603 Gate Kalioporta Pylh Gefyras Kale Didymoteixo Evros Greece.jpg
Elea Castle Elea, Thesprotia Ancient period
Eleutherae Attica Ancient period Eleutheres1.jpg
Esphigmenou Monastery-fortress Mount Athos Byzantine period Esphigmenou monastery 2006.jpg
Exomvourgo Fortress Exomvourgo, Tinos Venetian period Exobourgo.jpg
Firkas Fortress (Revellino) Chania Ottoman period Firkas Fortress, Chania 03.jpg
Fortezza of Rethymno Rethymno, Crete Venetian period Rethymno Fortezza 04.JPG
Fotodotis monastery-fortress Naxos Byzantine period Moni Fotodotis Naxos 6-15 c AD 119694.jpg
Frangokastello South Crete Venetian period Frangokastello Südseite.jpg
Fyli Castle Fyli Ancient period
Gardiki Castle southwestern Corfu Byzantine/Venetian period Gardiki Castle.jpg
Glarentza Castle northwestern Elis Frankish period
Goulas Castle Akrotiri (Santorini) Venetian period GoulasAkrotiri18072007.jpg
Gramvousa Castle Gramvousa Venetian period Kastro Gramvousas 60.JPG
Heptapyrgion Thessaloniki Byzantine/Ottoman period THES-Heptapyrgion SE.jpg
Ierapetra Castle Ierapetra, Crete Venetian period Cales castle fortress Ierapetra.JPG
Ioannina Castle Ioannina Byzantine period 20140415 ioannina188.JPG
Itzedin Fortress Souda Bay Ottoman period Itzedin Fortress-Nelo Hotsuma.jpg
Kalamata Castle Kalamata, Messenia Byzantine/Venetian/Ottoman period Kalamata Burg.jpg
Kalymnos Castle Kalymnos Byzantine period Kastro tou Choriou.JPG
Karytaina Castle Karytaina Frankish period Karitena4.JPG
Kassiopi Castle Kassiopi, Corfu Byzantine/Venetian period Corfu Kassiopi R08cropped.jpg
Kastelli of Pyrgos Pyrgos Kallistis, Santorini Venetian period Kasteli in Pyrgos, Santorini.jpg
Kastellos (Kritinia) Kritinia, Rhodes Hospitalier period Kastelos 1.jpg
Kavala Castle Kavala Byzantine period Kavala Castle.jpg
Kazarma fortress Sitia Venetian period Sitia R01.jpg
Koroni Castle Koroni Venetian/Ottoman period Koroni Festung Pano.jpg
Koules Fortress (Rocca al Mare) Heraklion Venetian period Kreta - Iraklion - Alter Hafen2.jpg
Lamia Fortress Lamia (city) Byzantine period Fortress of Lamia.jpg
Larissa Castle Larissa, Argos Ancient/Byzantine period Argos2.jpg
Leros Castle Leros Hospitalier period Kastro.jpg
Lindos Castle Acropolis of Lindos Ancient/Byzantine/Hospitaller period Lindos castle 4.jpg
Methoni Castle Methoni Venetian/Ottoman period Methoni Castle Mesenia Greece.jpg
Mithymna Castle Mithymna, Lesbos Byzantine period Molyvos.jpg
Monastery of Saint John the Theologian Patmos Byzantine period Chora di Patmos con il Monastero di San Giovanni "il teologo".JPG
Monemvasia Fortress Monemvasia Byzantine/Venetian period Monemvasia - Rock.jpg
Moni Arkadiou Arkadi, Crete Venetian period Crete MoniArkadiou1 tango7174.jpg
Monolithos Castle Monolithos, Rhodes Hospitaller period Monolithos 1.jpg
Myrina Fortress Myrina, Lemnos Byzantine period Lemnos fort (7697900874).jpg
Mystras Palace Mystras Byzantine period Mystras palace.JPG
Nafpaktos Castle Nafpaktos Venetian period Lepanto naupactus venecian fortress.JPG
Naxos Castle Naxos Venetian period Naxos2.jpg
Nerantzia Castle Kos Knights period COS7220065.JPG
New Fortress, Corfu Corfu (city) Venetian period Korfu Neue Festung (1).jpg
New Pylos Castle (Neokastro) Pylos Ottoman period Pylos Festung 380.jpg
Old Fortress, Corfu Corfu (city) Venetian period Fossat de la fortalesa vella, Corfú.JPG
Old Pylos castle Near Pylos Frankish period Palaiokastro and Nestors Cave.jpg
Orchomenus (Boeotia) Castle Orchomenus (Boeotia) Ancient period Orchomenos 04 C.jpg
Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes Rhodes (city) Hospitaller/Ottoman/Italian period Palace Grand Master Rhodes.jpg
Palaiokastro Mandraki, Nisyros Hospitaller period Paleokastro in Nisyros 20-jun-2013 01.jpg
Palamidi Nafplion Venetian period Palamidi castle - Agios Andreas Bastion.jpg
Parga Castle Parga Venetian/Ottoman period Parga Festung.jpg
Patras Castle Patras Byzantine period Patras' castle from up close.jpg
Pente Pigadia Fort Kleisoura Ottoman period Ottomanian castle Five Wells in Preveza.jpg
Platamon Castle Platamon Byzantine period GR-platamonas-festung.jpg
Pleuron Castle Pleuron, Aetolia Ancient period
Fortifications of Rhodes Rhodes (city) Byzantine/Hospitaller/Ottoman/Italian period Gate d'Amboise 02.jpg
Riniasa Castle / Thomokastro Riza, Preveza Byzantine period Fortress of Rogoi 2.jpg
Rio Castle Rio Ottoman/Venetian period Rio Castle 7.JPG
Rogoi/Bouchetion Nea Kerasounta, Preveza Antiquity/Byzantine period
Saint John Castle Archangelos, Rhodes Hospitalier period Archangelos002.JPG
Santa Maura Castle Lefkada Venetian period 20140412 lefkada307.JPG
Simonopetra monastery-fortress Mount Athos Byzantine period Simonopetra Aug2006.jpg
Spinalonga Castle Spinalonga Ancient/Venetian period Spinalonga, Elounta.jpg
Stavronikita monastery-fortress Mount Athos Byzantine period Stavronikita Aug2006.jpg
Tiryns Castle Acropolis of Tiryns Ancient (Mycenaean) period Tiryns general view.jpg
Toroivia Castle Komboti, Aetolia-Acarnania Ancient period
Vonitsa Castle Vonitsa Byzantine/Ottoman/Venetian period Vonitsa - Greece - View from the sea.jpg
Voukation Castle Paravola (near Agrinion) Ancient period Voukation Paravola.jpg
Vrysoula Bastion Preveza Venetian/Ottoman period
Walls of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Byzantine period Wallsthess.jpg
Xenophontos monastery-fortress Mount Athos Byzantine period Athos-xenophontos.jpg

Towers[edit]

Further information: Frankish towers of Greece
Name Location Era Image
Aigosthena Tower Aigosthena, Attica Ancient period Aigosthena-5.jpg
Agia Tower Naxos Venetian period Pyrgos Agias 03.jpg
Annunziata Tower Corfu (city) Venetian period Corfu Annunziata R02.jpg
Avlonari Tower Avlonari, Euboea Venetian period Vigla Avlonari noon 2.JPG
Belonia Tower Naxos Venetian period GR-naxos-pirgos-belonia.jpg
Crispi Tower Naxos Venetian period Crispi Tower.JPG
Fokea Tower Fokea, Chalkidiki Byzantine period Byzantine tower at Nea Fokea 05.jpg
Markellos Tower Aegina Venetian period 20100412 eginf11.jpg
Ouranoupolis Tower Ouranoupolis, Chalkidiki Byzantine period ByzantineTower Ouranopolis2.jpg
Sanudo Tower Naxos Venetian period Tower of Sanudo, side view.JPG
White Tower of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Ottoman period Bílá věž, Thesalloniki.jpg

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