Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis


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Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis

The Castle of Lykourgos Logothetis — named after a renowned leader from the War of Independence — dates back to 1824 and spans an impressive 400 meters. It stands as a remarkable example of defensive architecture, and it was constructed using remnants of various archaeological monuments. During the Revolution against the Turks, the castle served as a headquarters. Visitors can freely explore the castle's remnants and marvel at the stunning vistas of Pythagorei Bay.

Do & See

Samos is home to a wealth of beautiful beaches, both secluded and lively, but always surrounded by breathtaking scenery. The island's other assets include interesting museums, temples and castles, as well as the Cave of Pythagoras, where the ancient philosopher once resided and taught, and the marvel of ancient engineering that is the Tunnel of Eupalinos.