Bourtzi Castle

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Bourtzi
Μπούρτζι
Bourtzi Nafplion.JPG
Former namesΚαστέλλι (Kastelli), Πασσάζ (Passaz)
EtymologyΜπούρτζι < برج - burc meaning tower
General information
TypeCastle
Architectural styleRenaissance architecture[1]
Town or city Nafplio
Country Greece
CoordinatesCoordinates: 37°34′11″N 22°47′25″E / 37.56972°N 22.79028°E / 37.56972; 22.79028
Elevation0
Groundbreaking1473
Design and construction
ArchitectAntonio Gambello

The water castle of Bourtzi (Greek: Μπούρτζι, from Ottoman Turkish برج - burc meaning "tower"; formerly Καστέλι, Kasteli) is a Venetian[2] castle located in the middle of the harbour of Nafplio.

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  • Media related to Bourtzi at Wikimedia Commons