Monuments in Kythira
Historical Monuments of Kythira
Kythera, with history and references from mythological times, with the passage of historical periods, leaving their imprints visible with historical monuments that make up the identity of the island. From the myth of the birth of Aphrodite, many theories are currently looking for her sanctuary which was the largest in the Greek area. The recent discoveries at Agios Giorgis on the mountain bring to light an important Minoan summit sanctuary. A fire in the Palaiokatro area, after burning a dense bushy area, reveals part of an ancient wall.
While other monuments leave their appearance to the future, others continue to stand as eternal witnesses of cultures, confessors of history. Below are some of the most important historical monuments in Kythira.