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- Kolossi Castle
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- Late Medieval (1300AD-1500AD)
- 1400AD - 1499AD
about Kolossi Castle
Kolossi Castle was originally a thirteenth century Frankish fortification near Limassol in Cyprus.
Constructed by the Knights Hospitallers in 1210, Kolossi Castle almost exclusively remained in their possession until it was destroyed by Mameluke raids in 1525/6. The only interruption occurred between 1306 and 1313, when it was taken over by the Knights Templar.
The current Kolossi Castle was built in 1454 under the orders of Louis de Magnac. His coat of arms can be seen on the wall of the structure.
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Address: Kolossi, Cyprus
Phone: +35 259 34907
Located approx 11km west of Limassol, Cyprus.
Open daily 8am-6pm (to 5pm Nov-March and 7:30pm June-Aug). Entry costs €1.70.
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