Overview_1 The small island of Spinalonga (diameter: 850m), was owned by the Venetians, the Ottomans, and then was used for around 50 years (1904-1957) as one of the last...
The small island of Spinalonga (diameter: 850m), was owned by the Venetians, the Ottomans, and then was used for around 50 years (1904-1957) as one of the last…
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Overview_4 Venetian fortification.
Venetian fortification.
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Overview_6 Venetian fortifications (front), ottoman buildings (most buildings), and recent additions (multistorey buildings) for the leper colonies.
Venetian fortifications (front), ottoman buildings (most buildings), and recent additions (multistorey buildings) for the leper colonies.
Main_gate Main gate.
Main gate.
34 Venetian bastion.
Venetian bastion.
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53 Around 80% of the buildings have been torn down after the last lepers left. Only 1/5 of the buildings are left today, but the island was once very crowded.
Around 80% of the buildings have been torn down after the last lepers left. Only 1/5 of the buildings are left today, but the island was once very crowded.
49 Top of a Venetian cistern next to the main gate, used as a washing basin when the leper colony was operating.
Top of a Venetian cistern next to the main gate, used as a washing basin when the leper colony was operating.
50 Top: former leper hospital.
Top: former leper hospital.
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Leper_cemetary_2 Leper cemetery.
Leper cemetery.
Leper_cemetary_3 Leper cemetery.
Leper cemetery.
Ottoman_market_1 Former Ottoman market.
Former Ottoman market.
St_Pantalemeion_1709 St Pantalemeion (1709).
St Pantalemeion (1709).

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