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Castle of Palaiochori or

Castle of Palaiochori or "Castle of Alexender" or "Vranokastro"

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To the east of Paleochora, in the municipality of Pangaio of Kavala, at the top of one of the mountains of the legendary Pangaio mountain, there are the ruins of a castle, which is directly connected with the history and tradition of the region. It is the castle of Palaiochori, which for centuries is known as "the Castle of Alexander"" or ""Vranokastro." The castle was originally built to protect the gold mines operating in the area and which assisted in the implementation of the (...)
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