Acrocorinth

Acrocorinth is Cliff (oropagos) height 575 meters that dominates the plain of Corinth. In the northern foothills it was built the Ancient Corinth, The Corinth. Due to its morphology, used since ancient times as a perspective that became a castle (Citadel), from which he supervised any invasion of mainland Greece or from the sea. Castle Acrocorinth, most of Moria, worked from antiquity as “the supervisor the bud Peloponnese”. Excavations started in 1961 by the American School of Archaeology. It was established at the time of the legendary King of Corinth, Sisyphus, and the first fortification dates back to the late 7-6ou century BC, in the years of tyranny of the alveoli.