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The village of Kritinia, Rhodes

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The village of Kritinia Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Kritinia is a village built in an amphitheater, which has old houses built on the hillside.

According to a legend, Kritinia, founded by the Cretans, would have been the grand-son of Minos.

Location

View from the castle of Rhodes Kastelos. Click to enlarge the image.The village of Kritinia (Κρητηνία) is located 55 km from Rhodes by the coastal road to the west , is the first village you encounter after leaving the coastline Kamirou Skala . The road east, 144 km from Rhodes .

Coordinates: Latitude: 36.249776 (36 ° 14 '59.2 ") N, longitude: 27.832092 (27 ° 49' 55.5") E

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Castle Kritinia
The impressive medieval castle Kritinia (Kástro Kritinia) or Kastellos Castle, overlooking the sea, crowns the summit of Mount Atavyros and offers a splendid view over the vineyards and rocky citrus groves.
Kastelos castle in Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Kastelos cliff castle in Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.
View of the coast from the castle Kastelos Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Kritinia Castle is near the middle of the north-west, near the villages of Skala Kamirou and Kritinia.
Kastellos Castle dates from the late fifteenth century, when the Knights of St. John still reigned on the island, just before giving way to Turkish Suleiman II the Magnificent .
Rampart of the fortress of Rhodes Kastélos before restoration. Click to enlarge the image.Rampart Kastelos restored castle in Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.
The castle still bears the arms of the Grand Master Emery d'Amboise and Fabrizio del Carretto .
Kastelos Castle in Rhodes, shields. Click to enlarge the image.Pierre d'Aubusson badge on the fortress of Rhodes Kastélos - Click to enlarge in Fotolia (new tab)
Within its walls, you can still see the ruins of the chapel dedicated to St. Paul (Agios Pavlos).
Kastelos castle in Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.Ruined walls of the castle of Rhodes Kastelos. Click to enlarge the image.Ruined walls of the castle of Rhodes Kastelos. Click to enlarge the image.

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View from the castle of Rhodes Kastelos. Click to enlarge the image.Access to the castle is via a road recently.

Coordinates: Latitude: 36.264034 (36 ° 15 '50.5 ") N, Longitude: 27.809143 (27 ° 48' 32.9") E

Kastelos castle in Rhodes. Click to enlarge the image.

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