Culture & Art


Museum of Epidaurus
Attractions - Ancient Epidaurus

The Museum of Epidaurus, which includes a great variety of exhibits, is located opposite the site of the ancient theater. It was constructed in the early 20th century to house the restoration of the site of Asklepios, and the excavations ...


Musical July
Editorials - Ancient Epidaurus

The idea to use the small theater of Ancient Epidaurus for cultural events was delayed initially because excavations had not been completed.
The reopening was made possible after appropriate landscaping and under specific rules. Therefore, a variety of limited musical events ...


Mycenaean Palace
Attractions - Mycenae

The Mycenaean Palace: Located on the highest spot of the Citadel, it was the symbol of the power of its rulers. Its discovery was made in 1886; it was built on different levels. The Palace’s entrance is to the northwest. ...


Attractions - Sparti

Mystras used to be the most powerful Byzantine town in the Peloponnese from the 13th to the 15th century. It was a fortified town lying on the northern slopes of Mt Taygetos, at about 8 km to the west of ...


National Picture Gallery of Nafplio
Attractions - Nafplio

It represents an extension of the National Gallery, and since 2004, it has been located in a beautiful neoclassical building of 1905. The exemplary renovation of the building and the equipments were carried out by the Foundation "Alexander S. ...


New Year cake celebration 2019 for Tolo Tourism Association
News - Tolo

On Sunday the 20th of January 2019, in Hotel John & George, with the presence of almost all the members of Tolo Tourism Association, was held the celebration of the New Year cake. Present at the event were Argolis’s region MPs ...


Nymfaeum of Larisa
Attractions - Argos

It is situated on the foot of the hill of Larissa, with a monumental fountain, which was constructed in the mid 2nd cen. AD, and was the starting point for the city’s aqueduct. The place has been considered as ...


Official presentation of the 4th Nafplion Marathon
News - Nafplio

The Mayor of Nafplion and Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Mr. Dimitrios I.. Kostouros will hold its first press conference in the media for the Marathon Nafplion 2017 (03/05/2017), in the presence of all Institutional, state, local and voluntary bodies ...


Attractions - Olympia

In the western Peloponnese, in the "Valley of Gods", lies the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece, and the birthplace of the most important athletic mega-event of all times; the Olympic Games. Olympia is one of the most well-known tourist destinations ...


Organized Archaeological Sites and Museums in Argolid
News - Nafplio

Ministry of Culture & Sports Ephorate of Antiquities of Argolid

Address: Archaeological Museum of Nafplio   Postal Code: 21 100 Tel: 2752027502  Fax:2752-0-24690 E-mail: Newsletter     June 2020 – September 2020   The Archaeological Museum of Argos remains closed. *reduced:  non E.U. students, E.U. citizens over ...


Attractions - Nafplio

An impressive Venetian fortress which blends perfectly into its natural surroundings as if it were a part of it. It was built in 1687 by the Venetian Morosini to serve as a defensive stand of the city. The last work ...


Parliament Building
Attractions - Nafplio

It is among the most important buildings in the city and located in Syntagma Square. It was originally built as a Turkish mosque in the late 18th century. It is a characteristic mosque of the late Otto architectural period, ...


Peloponnese Region in the International Exhibition of Food & Drink Sial Paris 2016 »
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Mythical Peloponnese traveled to Paris  giving dynamically presence for another year at the International Food and Drink Exhibition «SIAL 2016». The Peloponnese Region in order to enhance openness and competitiveness of quality Peloponnesian products participated with its own independent stand, where ...


Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and Folk Art Museum
Attractions - Nafplio

It is housed in a neoclassical building of the early 20th century. On entering the museum one can see the works of the renowned artist Phaidon Patrikalakis. The exhibits in the museum represent life in the city of Nafplio ...


Playground in Tolo
Attractions - Tolo

The municipal playground of Tolo is located next to the Primary School and the park of “Cretan Fighters”. The Municipality has taken care of its certification and is available for all children.


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