The Castle of Ioannina is built on the west bank of the lake on a small rocky peninsula, on the two hills of which an equal number of citadels are formed.
After the martyrdom of St. George on January 17, 1838, the faithful citizens made the site of the house a pilgrimage. One of the rooms was converted into a chapel for the operational needs of the faithful. Located at Mavrogianni 84 ''.
Mageiria is a square domed building with the typical chimneys of its fireplace.
On the west side there was a small tank and a fountain. Today, it functions as a refreshment room of the Archaeological Site.
The monument of the poet and fighter Lorenzo Mavilis (in which his bones are located) is on the verge of the Vasiliki community, a little far away from Ioannina, in the area of Driskos. At this point on November 28, 1912, the Ionian Islands poet was killed with the volunteers Garyvaldinous against the Turks for the liberation of Ioannina. The Corfiot (with Spanish roots) poet was born in September 1860 in Ithaca and killed on November 28, 1912, in the area of Driskos, fighting for the liberation of our city.
Located in front of the main gate of the castle.
A few meters further Neomartyras George (patron saint of Ioannina) was hanged on January 17, 1838
These are impregnable fortresses of the Turks located at the top of the hill of Bizani.
They were built under the supervision of the German general Goltz (VON DER GOLTZ) during the years 1909-1912 but also during the war.
On a hill southwest of the Castle a small fortress is built, one of Ali Pasha's creations of the period around 1800.
The name "Treasury" is attributed to oral tradition but we don't know if it is related to its original use.
It has a rectangular floor plan and is divided by a colonnade into two elongated spaces. Together with the building that was formed in the church of Agioi Anargyroi, it belonged to the west transept of the Ali Pasha's Saray.
In Bizani and 100 meters from the highway the monument of Bizanomachon rises and observes across the hill of the sacrifice of Bizanomachon as small gift in return of us, the younger generation, for the great sacrifice of so many people from all parts of Greece and the world.