Castle Kato Chora

Venetian castle Kato Choras of Mylopotamos

Located west in Kythira, in the village of Mylopotamos Kato Chora. Is Venetian castle built in 1565 because of its strategic position from to protect the villagers from the pirates. Inside numbered many homes and churches and was inhabited until the 50's. A few of them survive today, some in good condition, which creates to many visitors a sense of transportation in the past. Inside the castle there are 9 churches, excellent architecture belonging to the 16th to 17th century, and is Panagia Mesosporitissa, the Prophet Elijah, St. Athanasius, St. Ioannis the Theologian, Saint Anargyroi, St. Nicholas, St. John the Baptist, and St. Demetrius. The sunset from the west side of the castle is considered as the most beautiful of Kythira overlooking the Ionian Sea.

Nearby attractions
Cave Agia Sophia.
Limionas.
Mylopotamos.
Mills.
Kalami.

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