Acrocorinth Castle in Korinthos, Peloponnese
The castle of Acrocorinth is the biggest in Peloponnese and according to the legend was the favorite place of the god Helios. It was built on a mountain altitude of 575 meters and it was created during the reign of Sisyphus, the mythic king of Corinth. This ancient sight of Acrocorinth Castle in Korithos Peloponnese includes a large multileveled yard, covering 25 hectare of land and is a typical example of fortress architecture. The walls have a polygonal shape following the natural curve of the rock and are strengthened at intervals with towers and bastions. After a long history of many occupations Romans, Franks, Venetians, Turks- the castle returned to the Greek State in 1823 with the liberation of Corinth.