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Neo Frourio (New Fortress)

It is an imposing building rising up in the west side of the city between the New and the Old Port. It was constructed from 1576 to 1645 by engineer F. Vitelli and is an artificial hill which was delimited by opening large perimetrical fosses and raised by gathering the material from the fosses.

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