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Anacopia Fortress, New Athos

#3 of 13 in Things to do in New Athos
Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Begun in the 2nd century, Anacopia Fortress has the power to transport visitors back in time. The tourist site, partially restored to its ancient glory, features a Roman-style tower offering sweeping views of the nearby city, the sea, and the slopes of the region's mountains. The small Christian church near the tower features early Christian paintings and symbols. Mind the steep steps and prepare for the climb by wearing a good pair of shoes. Add Anacopia Fortress and other attractions to your New Athos trip itinerary using our New Athos road trip app.
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  • Anacopia Fortress is an ancient fortress started in the 2nd century and has been through some interesting history. You can hike up to see the ruins which are still in fairly decent shape, it’s a...  more »
  • If you like castles, in ruined state, up on hills with spectacular views, then this is your place. The hill is high up, so don't try and walk from Athos, it will be miserable, rather walk down. A...  more »
  • beautiful and magical place. clean air. the cool of the mountains. the heat of the sun. blue sky. country of soul Abkhazia. clean and cozy. you're going to love it here
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