The most beautiful castles in Greece (part1)
Greece, with its rich and historical history, is not only famous for its historical monuments and archeological sites, but there are several hundred castles in this country that are spectacular. While many of them are well preserved, a large part of them survived and some are in ruins. This text presents a list of some of the most magnificent castles in Greece that you can visit.
Kavala Castle, located at the top of the city, is a 15th-century building based on the foundations of the Byzantine Acropolis Christo polis, which was destroyed in 2012. The Byzantines, Venetians, and Ottomans destroyed the building in different years. Visiting Kavala Acropolis Castle allows you to explore the interior of the courthouse, reservoirs, towers, and more.
There is even an open-air theater in the area where many things happen every year and there is a pleasant cafeteria where you can relax after visiting.
Senior Knight Palace, Rhodes
Rhodes, which has been invaded by many civilizations and empires, has several castles. The city of Rhodes was a beautiful and prosperous city in the middle Ages, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are many palaces in this city, including the Palace of the Knights of Rhodes, which is a spectacular medieval castle built in the 14th century by the Knights of St. John. The palace originally meant a residence for the local governor, and the Turks used it as a fortress. This structure is one of the best-protected castles in Europe and is one of the most prominent buildings when visiting Rhodes.
Chlemoutsi Castle, Kyllini
Chlemoutsi Castle, also known as Clermont Castle, is a beautiful castle built in the 13th century by Geoffroi de Villehardouin during the reign of François of Greece, later under Byzantine and then Ottoman rule. The castle is a stunning example of thirteenth-century French architecture, although several Byzantine elements can also be seen. The castle is one of the most beautiful historical buildings, in turn, which is mostly preserved in its original structure without changes.