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NEW FORTRESS

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on 18/04/2013

Built in 1576 by the military architect of Venice Ferrante Vitelli and is a fine example archtektonikis fortress. Constructed at Northwestern end of the city to protect the surroundings and the harbor. In this limit fruit ¬ ended the walls were built around the same period of the city, towards the countryside and the sea, thus creating a defensive stranglehold on key defensive poles Old and New Fortress. It is structured in two main levels OXY ¬ mation where the upper level is dominated by the 7 Winds Bastion (Sette Venti).

During the tour, the visitor discovers interested ¬ bearing architectural elements such as archways and vaulted passages, battlements, emplacements and Latin inscriptions carved built-in firewall. The panoramic views extending to the sea and the historic center of the city requires an over ¬ conference in this fort. The Municipality of Corfu, carry ¬ kiles quality cultural events and hosts periodic reports ¬ tee painter, sculpture and photography.
Tel: +30 26610 44436, 27370

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