Kanalia region located approximately 4 km from the center of Corfu .
The channel name or the area received , because in the Middle Ages and during the Venetian domination constructed in Corfu canal , which connected the lagoon Halikiopoulou , which then was the commercial port of Corfu, the Ionian Sea uniting the east coast of Corfu with the western .
The canal also served as a defensive midfielder protect ships from pirates and raiders when attacked on the high seas of the Ionian Sea. Then the ships entered the canal and came to the harbor avoiding the enemy ships . Today the canal does not exist. But it seems in books of the time and the various manuscripts and historical tourists who visited Corfu during the 12th century to the 15 century .
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