Top ChoiceFortress in Hora (Kythira)


Crowning the rocky headland that soars at the southern end of Hora, this tumble-down 14th-century fortress was built by Kythira’s first Venetian governor. Within its ramparts the fort is now largely in ruins, but...

Museum in Hora (Kythira)

Archaeological Museum of Kythira

Hora’s impressive archaeological museum, beside the main road at the northern end of town, traces the history of ‘this small island’ in two rooms. Among artefacts from the ancient settlements of Palaiopolis and...

Bridge in Kythira

Katouni Bridge

Supported by 13 arches and measuring 110m long, the largest stone bridge in Greece spans a shallow ravine on what's now a minor road, east of Livadi. Built under British rule, and completed in 1826, it was...

Museum in Kythira

Museum of Byzantine & Post-Byzantine Art

This one-room gallery, in a tiny chapel alongside the Church of the Analipsi, displays icons, mosaics and frescoes rescued from ruined churches all over the island. Many amount to little more than fragments.

Museum in Hora (Kythira)

Coat of Arms Collection

Housed in a standalone former powder magazine (a store for explosives), this small exhibition displays and explains the coats of arms of Kythira's leading families during the Venetian era.