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Leros architecture its a blend of 4 deferent styles, the typical style of Dodecanesewhich has a lot of similarities with the architectural style of the Cyclades islands, smallwhite houses with blue painted doors and windows. The neoclassic style with the dominant color of okra and finally the remaining Italian buildings from the times of the Italian occupation which most are in Laki and mostly good remain as a living museum of Mussolini's architecture.The last decade the modern lerians build there houses with respect to the traditional local style.

Castles, fortresses & fortifications



The Panteliou Castle

PANTELI (City quarter) LEROS
  The Castle is surrounded by three precincts: the interior one is the oldest, built with material, taken by byzantine buildings.
  Its shape is polygonal and bears the blazons of Querini (1453) and the Grand Master De Lastic (1437 - 1454). Inside the castle, there are the chapels of St. George with the blazon of the Grand Master D' Amboise (1503 - 1512) and of the Holly Trinity. The castle' s precinct bears also D' Amboise' s blazon with the date 1509.
  There are also other ruins inside the castle, as well as the church of the Virgin, built in the place of a byzantine church, during the ottoman occupation.

This text is cited Sept 2003 from the Hellenic Ministry of Culture URL below.

Castle Lepidon


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