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The Amazing History Behind Euboea's Twin Towers in Greece [video]

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The “Twin Towers” in Mitikas, Euboea are built according to 11th century building standards of Western Europe. The towers are 18 meters tall and have a square width, one of 6.10 meters and the other of 7.5 meters. Both towers are built with rough stones placed meticulously.
With a distance no longer than 200 meters between them, the towers observe the Fyllon Castle as well as the Vasilikos and Lefkandios Castles.
Their history is connected with the life of Knight Likarios, who lived during the 13th century.


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