Gramvousa Castle in Chania, Crete
At the eastern end of Crete, in the Precfecture of Chania near the cape Gramvousa and the lagoon of Balos with exotic waters there are two uninhabited islands. The Wild and Imeri Gramvousa. The Imeri Gramvousa is famous for its beautiful beach, where this Venetian castle stands. The castle was built in 1579 to 1584, at a height of 137 meters above the excellent natural harbor, designed and supervised by Latino Orsini. Its shape is irregular three-sided fort with walls and bastions on three sides, while from the north is protected from the rocky cliffs.