A rich history follow Petropoulakis' family !
In the top of hill that combined the strategic importance control of passage from and towards Mani, but also the fine climate, choosed the Petropoulakides to build the Towers (for the fourth time) 220 years ago.
The family - one of bigger in Mani - was found in the locality Rahi, hardly 3,5 km outside from the Gythion, after repeated conflicts from 1690 (that was written) with Turkish. The family was removed from the Castle of Kelefa's of Palaiokaliazi, to the Panitsa and finally Rach region.
Strategic control point due to the best view: westwards the Taygetos mountain, northwards the Parnonas mountain, Easter wards and southwards the Lakonikos Gulf and the Mani.