Castles

Tower Fragopoulos - Della Rocca

Tower Fragopoulos - Della Rocca in Kourounochori is one of the oldest towers in Naxos, dating from the 14th century.
The tower consists of three floors and defensive fortification as defensive ramparts, zematistres and cages.

In the gallery there is a marble table with the inscription «1727 DRSCNOSPA», a remnant of the time when the tower belonged to
Somaripa family.

The tower of Heimaros

The tower is located on the southeast side of town, in the middle of the road between Za and a hill out of the two streams , the torrent east and west Petronas . The tower of Heimaros is one of the most important monuments of Naxos , like the island's trademark the gate of the ancient temple of Apollo " Portara " .

The tower of Barotsi

Another Venetian tower, which features beautiful marble fountain. This tower was the residence of the Venetian ruler, the crest of which is retained even above the entrance of the tower.

Belonia's Eiffel

On the way to the village Galanado within 6 km away from the town we find the Eiffel Belonias . Was the residence of the Venetian ruler of the region . On one side of the outer wall is built the family crest Belonias . Today , the tower is abandoned though , still impresses thanks to impressive form and has panoramic views of Chora . Near the tower is maintained , and the twin church of Aghios Ioannis
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