The archaeological and historical heritage of Paros
The Venetian medieval Castle is entirely built from pieces taken from Paros ancient city’s marble architectural monuments.
Archeologist Giannos Kouragios, refers back to history and shares with us his knowledge of the archaeological and historical heritage of Paros. This is how we learn about the most interesting details surrounding the castle built by the Venetian Duke of Naxos. Its construction caused the destruction of ancient Parian habitats. Other ruins still visible in the area, are those of a 6th century temple dedicated to Athena.
by Yannos Kourayos, archaeologist