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Grave Circle A
Attractions - Mycenae

Grave Circle A: It is inside the citadel walls, to the southeast and very close to the main entrance. It served as the royal graveyard of Mycenaean kings during the 16th century BC. Valuable funeral gifts have been found here, ...


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Grave Circle B
Attractions - Mycenae

Grave Circle B: The Grave Circle B is of an earlier time. A complex of 14 shaft graves of the 16th century BC, it is situated outside the main entrance. Inside the tombs important items were found, such as swords, ...


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Heraion
Attractions - Mycenae

Heraion: At a small distance from Mycenae, this edifice of great importance is dedicated to the worship of the goddess Hera. It is closely connected to the ancient Greek festival “Heraia”, which was highly celebrated all over ...


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History and Folk Art Museum
Attractions - Ermioni

It is housed in the Economou traditional stone mansion and constitutes an integral part of modern history; it was in this neoclassic building that the Third National Assembly began its sittings in 1827. In its front yard you can find ...


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Island Dokos. Opposite Thermisia the oldest shipwreck in the world from 2200 BC
News - Hydra

The wreck of Dokos is the oldest known shipwreck in the universe. The underwater archaeological research on the island of Dokos (1989 - 1992) was recorded as the first systematic survey of ancient shipwreck in Greece, using even the most ...


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Kapodistrias Square
Attractions - Nafplio

with the marble statue of the first governor The marble statue of the governor, the work of the sculptor Michael Tobros, was placed in the square in 1932. The statue shows Kapodistrias dressed with formal attire and standing upright while ...


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Kazarma bridge
Attractions - Ligourio

The Kazarma bridge: It dominates the area of Arkadiko. A monumental construction, typical of the Mycenaean era, it was built with large rough limestones, in the characteristic Mycenaean (cyclopean) way, with no binding material. This megalithic bridge stands on top ...


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Kefalari
Editorials - Argos

Just about 5 km on the southwest of Argos is the village Kefalari, populated with 600 inhabitants or more. It is worth visiting, not only because of its traditional Greek atmosphere that captures the visitor’s eye, but also because of the ...


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Larissa Acropolis (the old acropolis of Argos)
Attractions - Argos

It is situated west of Argos and tradition has it that it took its name after the daughter of Pelasgos, Larissa. It was constructed in the 6th century BC and it is there that the foundations of the temple ...


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Laskarideio Folk Art Museum
Attractions - Nea Kios

The Laskarideio Folk Art Museum: It has been operating since 1982 exhibiting valuable relics from Asia Minor. In its rooms you may find articles of daily life in the past, such as vessels, traditional costumes, old photographs, devotional vessels etc.


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Leading destination for French this year is Greece
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Greece is certainly in the top four tourist destinations of the French, in terms of Europe. Faces, however, a growing competition from countries coming as quasi "exotic" options in the game. This is Romania, Iran, Tunisia and Cyprus and seems ...


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Liatero
Restaurants - Nafplio

Liatero, the all day bar restaurant of Naxos, has acquired a "little brother" in the heart of the old city of Nafplion. The unique, high aesthetics garden of Liatero invites residents and visitors of Nafplion intriguing them into tasting its ...


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Ligourio “Pyramid”
Attractions - Ligourio

The “Ligourio Pyramid”: A small fortification, known as “the Ligourio Pyramid”, is situated on the foot of Arachnaion Mountain, to the northwest of the village, on the Argos-Epidaurus road to the left, 200 metres from the church of Agia Marina. ...


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Lion Gate
Attractions - Mycenae

The Lion Gate: An emblem of the Mycenaean prime time (1250 BC), it is the entrance to the ancient city, where we see the remains of the Mycenaean civilization. The widely known Lion Gate took its name from the enormous ...


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Lion of Bavaria
Attractions - Nafplio

An exceptional sculptured monument found in Pronia Square, where the National Assembly met in 1832 to ratify the election of Otto as king of the Greeks. According to history, following the orders of Otto’s father, the sculpture was carved on ...


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