Bohali Castle, Zakynthos Town

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  • High above Zakynthos town this castle is worth a visit. Largely taken over by a forest there is an historic atmosphere to the castle that is hard to describe, but its there! As you walk around the are...  more »
  • A fantastic place to visit someone, very close to Zakynthos town and port. You can visit on foot from the town, going next in the alley the stone in 1st Lyceum of Zakynthos. A fantastic route, arriving and in the Church of Pikridiwtissas. From there you will reach to ascend in Bochali and will exit the Church Panagia the chrysomaloysa. Journey time 30 minutes. From there in 15 minutes you will reach the entrance of the Castle. You will need 1 hour total to spin. Duration 3 hours browsing. I get food and water. On Mondays the castle is closed. "The Venetian castle is located in the region of Bochali and it is just 2 km from the city. The Castle has great historical significance as well as inside of the years of Venetian rule on the island's capital. The exact date that the castle was built is not known. The walls are of Ashlar stone and their shape resembles the walls of castles. The 1480 demolished much of the Turks and was denied the restoration. From then until 1514 the Islanders made several attempts to restore after every RAID or earthquake. The main restoration became the 1515 with aid of Venice. Then added the canons and the Great Gate, the Bell of which served as a clock tower. The presence of the Venetians seem more if we look at the third gate, the walls of which bear "the Lion of St. mark" a symbol of Venice. The Castle housed the city of Zakynthos, the administrative service and the army. The Venetians created inside the castle of rare works of the era, such as for. ..
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  • The castle grounds had closed for the day by the time we arrived but there is a path through the woods just below and to the left of the castle which leads to the cliff edge at the end of the woods. I...  more »
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