Tower of Mourtzinos

Mourtzinos Tower

In Old Kardamili dominates the Tower of Mourtzinos, who belonged to the last captain of Mani.

The Tower of Mourtzinos, which today hosts the Museum of Mourtzinos, is a typical fortified house for a captain of Exo Mani. According to the peculiar administrative system of the northwestern (Exo) Mani, the “Captain” was considered to be the local lord of a certain area, which had the power to supervise it thanks to his “fortress”. This was true until the founding of the Modern Greek state.

21.5 km away from the hotel

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