Archangelos Castle

Archangelos, Greece

After the fall of Constantinople in 1453, the Knights Hospitaller who were occupying the island of Rhodes since 1309, built a fortress on the top of one of the Archangelos nearby hills to protect from a possible Ottoman invasion on the island. Ruins of this (castle of Saint John) fortress remain today.


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Archangelos, Greece
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Greece


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Tautvydas Šerpytis (2 years ago)
Very nice view. Worth the effort to climb.
Natália Leal (2 years ago)
Nice views of the city and the castle walls still stand but everything else is just ruins (or not even that: inside it's just goats and dry bushes :) ). Very uneven terrain inside. Be aware that there is a series of very narrow streets to get here (and Google maps might not send you through the best ones). Free entrance (just push the gate).
sandra van zanten (3 years ago)
Very small streets leading up, almost couldn't make it. And then there was a terrible dirt-road, we decided not to go any further
Steven Seeger (3 years ago)
Nice castle ruin, not that much left but good view.
Tereza Krajíčková (3 years ago)
Nice view to village, we were there alone. Way is a challenging uphill.
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