Castles and Towers

Mourtzinos' castle in Kardamili

Mourtzinos' castle in Kardamili

Troupakis Mourtzinos´ castle was built on 1807, and consists of a bulding complex, into which resides the older temple of st. Spiridon. On 6 January 1821, Kolokotronis came to this castle and stayed for two and a half months, where he planned and begun the attack to liberate Kalamata from Turks. ...

Zarnata castle-Mani

Zarnata castle-Mani

It is within the juridiction of the Municipality of Stavropigio (Varousi), situated approximately 500 m. away from the town of Kampos. It is one of the four big castles of Mani. Entire its exterior curtilage is built on the wall of a pre-historic citadel – probably of Enopi. Traces of a polygonal...