Bridges

#167 Bridge of Gkrika

 

The bridge is located in the municipality of Filiates near Ampelonas village (older name and most common is Povla, that comes from the name of the nearby river, Pavla).
 

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  It was built bellow the village between the villages of Povla and Lintisnta, at the exit of the gorge of Koziakas. They money for its construction were given by the surrounding communities that looked for a mean of better communication. It was built in 1798. The construction of the bridge cost according to reports 440 qirsh.

Arch Length: 8.70m

Arch Height: 12m

Deck Length: 17.20m

Deck Width: 1.70m

Condition: Good

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  Directions: Take the road that leads from Ampelonas village to the church and after that to the river.

Regional Unit: Thesprotia

Community: Ampelonas

River: Ksanthos River

Coordinates: N 39° 45΄13, 0΄΄ E 020° 20΄02, 2΄΄

Altitude: 958m

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