The Ancient Fort of Itzedin

The Byzantine Empire was followed by the Turkish rule which became all the more crushingly felt as a result of the imposing presence of the Koule in the northern edge of the hill which is positioned above the fort of Itzedin.

Fort of ItzedinOn the Fort

Itzedin, the guardian of the port of Souda, is a structure that cooperates with the Venetian fort of Souda island, strategically located right across, to defend the gulf.

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The 19th century fort was used as a prison until 1971.

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