Sigri Castle

It is located in the small country called Sigri in the west part of the island. During the period of Sultan Osman the III (1754 -1757), the dominance of Ottomans have weakened in Algeria. Against the Malta pirates attacking Ottoman trade ships,a castle and a lighthouse were built on the Sigri harbor of the Lesvos Island. There is a building inscription with tughra of Sultan Osman the III on the castle's door. The wooden door in the entrance of the castle is authentic. There are structural remnants in the interior part. Several places with arch and gallery are lined around ramparts. Some damages caused by water leakage were established by the observations that I've made in these places.
The castle which is found on the very west side of the island is open for visits today.
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