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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 23.10.2017

the castle !

just past the village of mylopotamos and down to the village of kato chora, you will find one of the main past fortresses of kythera [ the others are the settlement of paliochora  and  at chora ],on the left of this photo is the castle of kato chora with the village next to the castle , some of the buildings like houising , churches are in good condition considering the age of the settlement , you can also witness the various additions from differant rulers of the island throughout the history of kythera ... you can also walk through some of the streets of the fortress and see how people lived in proctected walls of the castle, when the turkish pirate era ended a new village started next to the castle  ... another feature is the wonderful summer sunset you get from the castle late in the afternoon .. go and have a look for yourself one summers evening its magnificent ..

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submitted by George Vardas on 09.08.2013

Aegean Blue

Traditional blue shutters define a whitewashed house in Kato Hora

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submitted by Barbara Zantiotis on 03.01.2011

View from the Venetian fortress 27/09/10

The glorious view from the rear of the castle. I love this place!

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 10.09.2010

' kato chora'

one of the past fortress's of the island of kato chora near mylopotomo,once a village to protect the people of kato chora against priates,now a great location to view a magnificent sunset!!

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 06.09.2007

a kato hora sunset

watching another spectacular summer sunset at kato chora,

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 03.09.2007

agia marina kato chora.

fire damage in kythera early in the summer at kato chora, however the lovely church survived the fire damage.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 21.09.2005

kastro and kato hora

the kastro at mylopotamos is where people lived some 500 years to protect against pirates once that period passed villages like kato hora emerged all over the island. the other kastros where at palochora and hora.

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 16.09.2005

sunset at katochora

another super sunset at katochora

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 14.09.2005

kato hora

always breathtaking views at kato hora at sunset but this near dark view is just as haunting.

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submitted by Samantha Psaros on 17.07.2005

Sunset at Kato Hora

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submitted by Stephen Trifyllis on 17.09.2004

CASTRO AT KATO HORA

one of the fortress of kythera for protection of pirates kato hora.

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submitted by George Vardas on 18.05.2004

The Kastro at Kato Hora

A view of the Venetian fortress at Kato Hora in Mylopotamos.

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submitted by George Vardas on 11.05.2004

The Kastro in Kato Hora

The lion of St Mark still stands guard over the entrance to the Venetian castle in Kato Hora in Mylopotamos. The fortress unfortunately is dominated by crumbling ruins although a number of churches have been preserved.

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submitted by George Vardas on 27.04.2004

Beachside huts at Limionas

Below the village of Kato Hora is the beach at Limionas. The seaside huts are reputed to have been built by Saracen raiders who used the island as a staging base for raids on passing ships.

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submitted by George Vardas on 22.04.2004

Path at Kato Hora

Walking along a pathway in the Kastro at Kato Hora nearing sunset

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submitted by George Vardas on 21.04.2004

Blue gate

Whilst walking along the narrow alleys of Kato Hora in Mylopotamos I came across this exquisite entrance