Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea

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Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea is part of the Tentative list of Greece in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea are a selection of ten ancient towers scattered across islands in the Southern Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean. The towers were built between the mid-4th and early 3rd centuries BC in rural surroundings outside of larger settlements. In most cases they served for defence purposes, but also as watchtowers or lighthouses.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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Full Name
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea
Country
Greece
Added
2014
Type
Cultural
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2014 Added to Tentative List

The site has 10 locations

Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: Cheimarros Tower, Naxos (T)
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: Tower of Agios Petros, Andros (T)
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: Tower of Agia Triada, Arkesini, Amorgos (T)
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: White Tower, Siphnos (T)
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: White Tower, Serifos (T)
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: Tower of Agia Marina, Kea (T)
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: Drakanou Tower, Ikaria (T)
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: Tower of Kastellorizo (T)
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: Tower of Ro (T)
Ancient Towers of the Aegean Sea: Tower of Strongyli (T)

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