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Byzantine Tower Nea Fokea

Byzantine Tower of Nea Fokea


Byzantine Tower

19 km from Polichrono, in Nea Fokea village, you can visit the Byzantine Tower of Nea Fokea.

A remarkable old Byzantine fortress which was build in 1407 and the sanctification of Apostle Paul, a passage opened through the rock and ending into an underground chamber, which are composing the historical identity of the village.

It is worth to visit the remains of the castle which the rebellious islanders barricaded themselves inside of in 1821.

The church of the Taxiarches founded in 1591, which is dependent on the Mount Athos and the Monastery of Dochiarion are very important sightseeing.