A row of stone towers delineates the horizon line on a peninsula situated between Diakofti and Agia Pelagia, two towns on the northeast coast of the Greek island of Kythera. More precisely, the peninsula is located one km to the east of Kakia Lagada, the lake at the end of the Paleochora canyon. Across the water, the row faces Cape Maleas in Laconia, on the most eastern of the three large southern peninsulas of the Peloponnesus.
The towers can be seen from a distance of about two kilometers. They are reminiscent of both the old, decaying stone buildings on the island and cairns, man-made piles of stone, often used to mark a path. This path is purely visual: it leads from the sea up the hill, but is hardly reachable.