"Two fortresses protect Kerkyra" Top 5 Page for this destination Kerkyra by JLBG
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Two fortresses built under the Byzantines and strengthened under the Venetians protect Kerkyra, the main city and the “capital” of the island of Corfu. Between the fortress and the old city, Spianada (the Esplanade) is a green platform planted with old trees, lined by a gallery covered by archways in the same style as the Rue de Rivoli in Paris
The old city is packed in a small space, between the two forts and thus the streets are narrow. It is a must see in Corfu.
For more on the island, look at my Corfu island page.
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