Venetian Arsenal

Corfu, Greece

The Venetian arsenal at Gouvia was a shipyard built by the Republic of Venice during their rule over the island of Corfu. It was located on the west side of what used to be called 'Govino Bay', the current location of the modern village of Gouvia.

The arsenal was built in 1716 as part of defenses against the Ottomans. It was abandoned by the Venetians in 1798, when the Venetian Republic ceased to exist.

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Gouvia, Corfu, Greece
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Founded: 1716
Category: Miscellaneous historic sites in Greece

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Mrs Jam (5 years ago)
Bows well preserved but I did not find any explanation on the spot, it is a pity.face to the sea.
Fred Stobbe (5 years ago)
Special remnants of times long past.
Un Calator (5 years ago)
The Venetian Arsenal ... can not be visited ... but you can admire ... what's left of it ...
Nina Mićić (6 years ago)
Nice place
Phil (phealeape_chris) (7 years ago)
Interesting hike through the ruins
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