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The Tower of Saint Demetrius at Varsamakia
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One tower was built in Varsamakia, west of Kissamos and close to Sfinari, on the possible site of the unknown village Monoplatanos. The tower was then famous and is located next to the former monastery of Agios Dimitrios.

There is a legend for this tower, telling that it hides a haunted treasure, which however has not been found yet. Many believe that this treasure was stolen by Italian lone prospectors in 1960-70, who were equipped with relevant maps.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Chania Prefecture
  • Accessibility: Dirt track

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