Ikaria Sights & Monuments - The Drakano Tower in Ikaria, Greece is a historic limestone tower built during the time of Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC. Standing at 44-feet tall, this tower served an important role as an observation point for maritime traffic sailing through the channel between Ikaria and Samos in the Aegean Sea. Originally a part of a larger garrison and city known for its wine production, the Drakano Tower can be accessed via a dirt road from the seaside village of Faros. Once the road ends, visitors can take a 15-minute walk north along a footpath to reach the fortress area. Exploring the Drakano Tower is a must for anyone interested in the rich history and stunning architecture of Greece.

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