Minoa (Attica) 11 Pachi - Μινώα

Μινώα - Minoa, medieval hill fortress on Classical remains, formerly an island off Nisaia, Megara, Attica Greece
Hits: 11
Works: 6
Latitude: 37.978600
Longitude: 23.354500
Confidence: High

Greek name: Μινώα
Place ID: 380234IMin
Time period: ACHRM
Region: Attica
Country: Greece
Department: West Attiki
Mod: Pachi

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Modern Description: Per Hans Goette (in Athens, Attica, and the Megarid), the western hill before the modern port of Pachi was once the key strategic island of Minoa, linked to the Megarian port of Nisaia by a bridge. The ancient port has silted up, and a medieval castle (with World War II intrusions) sits atop the classical fortification on the island.
Wikidata ID: Q56397302

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