Travel in Greece: Angelocastro, Corfu island

GreekPhotoImages: View of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angels), Corfu island, Greece
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Taken in springtime from the hilltop of Angelocastro, (the Castle of the Angel) a Byzantine castle looking down over over Paleocastritsa, on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.

Taken in springtime from the hilltop of Angelocastro, (the Castle of the Angel) a Byzantine castle looking down over over Paleocastritsa, on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.

Rear view of stone Byzantine chapel at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece.

Rear view of stone Byzantine chapel at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece.

Anthropomorphic graves of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece. A Byzantine chapel faces the graves.

Anthropomorphic graves of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece. A Byzantine chapel faces the graves.

Taken in springtime from the medieval archaelogical site of Angelocastro, looking north on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.

Taken in springtime from the medieval archaelogical site of Angelocastro, looking north on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.

Anthropomorphic graves of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece.

Anthropomorphic graves of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece.

An anthropomorphic grave of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece.

An anthropomorphic grave of unknown origin, carved in stone at the summit of Angelocastro (Castle of the Angel), archaeological site of Byzantine castle on a hilltop overlooking Ionian Sea, Corfu, Greece.

Danger sign on the edge of a cliff in Greece as a warning to visitors. Taken in north-east Corfu as the economic future of Greece hangs in the balance.

Danger sign on the edge of a cliff in Greece as a warning to visitors. Taken in north-east Corfu as the economic future of Greece hangs in the balance.

Taken in springtime from the hilltop of Angelocastro, (the Castle of the Angel) a Byzantine castle looking down over over Paleocastritsa, on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.

Taken in springtime from the hilltop of Angelocastro, (the Castle of the Angel) a Byzantine castle looking down over over Paleocastritsa, on the Ionian Sea at Corfu, Greece.


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Original Byzantine wall and ceiling painting in Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

Original Byzantine wall and ceiling painting in Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

Original Byzantine millstone and grain store at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

Original Byzantine millstone and grain store at Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

Stone entrance with wooden door on ruined house, overgrown with wild plants. Taken at Old Perithia, Corfu, which is a deserted town on foothills of Mount Pantokrator.

Stone entrance with wooden door on ruined house, overgrown with wild plants. Taken at Old Perithia, Corfu, which is a deserted town on foothills of Mount Pantokrator.

Stone window frame and wall of ruined house, overgrown with wild plants. Taken at Old Perithia, Corfu, which is a deserted town on foothills of Mount Pantokrator.

Stone window frame and wall of ruined house, overgrown with wild plants. Taken at Old Perithia, Corfu, which is a deserted town on foothills of Mount Pantokrator.

Stone archway, entrance to agricultural storeroom,  taken at the deserted town of Old Perithia, in the foothills of Mount Pantokrator, Corfu, Greece. Old Perithia once had 1200 residents and had eight churches. Some buildings date from 13th Century. The town was abandoned after  earthquake damage.

Stone archway, entrance to agricultural storeroom, taken at the deserted town of Old Perithia, in the foothills of Mount Pantokrator, Corfu, Greece. Old Perithia once had 1200 residents and had eight churches. Some buildings date from 13th Century. The town was abandoned after earthquake damage.

Orthodox Church and unusual bell tower, taken at the deserted town of Old Perithia, in the foothills of Mount Pantokrator, Corfu, Greece. Old Perithia once had 1200 residents and had eight churches, all with differently shaped bell towers. Some have been restored, but the town was abandoned after earthquake damage.

Orthodox Church and unusual bell tower, taken at the deserted town of Old Perithia, in the foothills of Mount Pantokrator, Corfu, Greece. Old Perithia once had 1200 residents and had eight churches, all with differently shaped bell towers. Some have been restored, but the town was abandoned after earthquake damage.

Stone archway with family crest.  This was the entrance to the Old Perithia village school, the ruin of which is seen through the archway.  Taken at the deserted town of Old Perithia, in the foothills of Mount Pantokrator, Corfu, Greece. Old Perithia once had 1200 residents. Some buildings date from 13th Century. The town was abandoned after  earthquake damage.

Stone archway with family crest. This was the entrance to the Old Perithia village school, the ruin of which is seen through the archway. Taken at the deserted town of Old Perithia, in the foothills of Mount Pantokrator, Corfu, Greece. Old Perithia once had 1200 residents. Some buildings date from 13th Century. The town was abandoned after earthquake damage.

Marble ram's head scuplture on mountain spring on the outer wall of Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was also known as the Ram's Head Monastery. It was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

Marble ram's head scuplture on mountain spring on the outer wall of Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece. The monastery was also known as the Ram's Head Monastery. It was built on the site of the ancient Temple of Dimitra, the goddess of agriculture.

View of the stoa on the site of the Roman Agora under restoration in Plaka, Athens. Greece, 2015

View of the stoa on the site of the Roman Agora under restoration in Plaka, Athens. Greece, 2015

Byzantine icon on dome of Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church in Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece.

Byzantine icon on dome of Agios Antonios (Saint Anthony) church in Kesariani Monastery, on the slopes of Mount Hymettus, Athens, Greece.

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