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Corfu Castle

Listed under Castles & Palaces in Ionian Islands, Greece.

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Corfu Town's imposing fortress was built by the Venetians, who basically upgraded an original Byzantine castle, including the Contra Fossa moat. A favourite site for doomed lovers' suicide attempts, who fling themselves off the huge battlements in the shadow of the St George church.

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