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The Chlemoutsi Castle was the impregnable bastion of the Franks and is one of the most important and best preserved castles in Greece. It is an excellent example of architecture from the Franks era and was built 1220-1223 by Geoffrey Knight Frank Villehardouin. It was the strongest fortress of the Frankish principality of Achaia.



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