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Nov 26, 2018 - Kolossi Castle

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here’s some of what the Lonely Planet – Cyprus chapter Lemesos & The South has to say about the Kolossi Castle on the Akrotiri Peninsula: “Kolossi Castle This doll’s house of a castle (more like a fortified tower) perches on the edge of Kolossi village. It’s an interesting reminder of the rule of the Knights of St John in the 13th century, who started producing wine and processing sugar cane at a commandery that stood on this land. The current structure dates from 1454 and was probably built over the older fortified...

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