The castle the remains of which are on a hill close to the
sea is thought to have been constructed for the purpose of
defending the region against raids from the sea in the
Middle Bronze Age.
war beetween Hittite and Egypt in this period had affected
Cyprus as well. The architecture of the castle resembles the
styles of those constructed by the Hittites in Anatolia.
is four sided and the entrance and the walls have been fortified
with towers. Big ashlars have been used in its construction.
It has a courtyard in the middle.