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Prefecture of Argolida Favorites

  • Prefecture of Argolida

    Argolida is one of the 51 prefectures of Greece and one of the 14 where I have been. It is located in the eastern part of the Peloponnese. Most arable land lies in the central part. It is bounded by Arcadia to the west and southwest, Corinthia to the north, the Saronic Gulf, the Attica prefecture and the Troezen area to the east and southeast over...

  • The Museum of Epidaurus

    The ruins sanctuary of Asclepius (a healer god) is an extended arcaeological site with many interesting buildings (gymnasium, public baths, large hostel - catagogio, hospice, luxurious circular structure, the temple of Themis, the foundations of the temple of Artemis) and a newly excavated stadium.The most interesting building is by far the Tholos...

  • My adorable Nafplio

    Nafplio is a charming little town with a picturesque promenade, old stone houses, town squares and streets full of life. It is capital of the prefecture of Argolida, 148 km south west of Athens.The Venetians have built the impressive, mighty fortress of Palamidi on the hill top right above the town. More information and pictures you can find on my...

  • Argos

    Argos is the first formed town in Greece, as well as in Europe, and the most ancient city in Peloponnese. 12 km from Nafplio it is a rich farming and trade centre. Visit the castle Larisa and the ancient theatre.The open-air theatre of estimated capacity 16.400 seats compared to 9000 of the equivalent in Epidauros, masterpiece of the architect...

  • The Treasury of Atreus

    The "Treasury of Atreus" is located outside the Acropolis of Mycenae and it is a large "Tholos" Tomb, also known as the "Tomb of Agamemnon" which, like Mycenae, was built around 1250 BC, and it is an impressive monument worth visiting.

  • The Acropolis of Mycenae

    The ruins of the Mycenaean Acropolis themselves are a delight. The inspiring "Lion Gates" (the earliest known piece of monumental sculpture in the European continent) take you to the interior of the acropolis, and a steep path leads your climb through several ancient buildings and pathways, towards the palace where Agamemnon was murdered by his...

  • Mycenae

    Mycenae was the center of power in the Archaic period, and the excavated ruins sculpt the top of a rocky hill protected by the famous Cyclopean walls. Mycenae was founded by Perseus, and the Mycenaean culture dominated Bronze Age Greece with its legents, art, and ideas from 1600 BC until 1100 BC. Mycenaean culture is the source of ancient epics and...

  • Nea (New) Epidavros

    Nea Epidavros is a beautiful picturesque village with the medieval castle, situated 7 km north of Ancient Epidavros. The variety of colours surrounds you here, pine-trees and the unceasing singing of the cicadas... Nea Epidavros is the place where the First National Conference of the newly-established Greek nation took place, perhaps the most...

  • Epidaurus

    Our next stop was in Epidaurus (Epidavros) - one of the most important archaeological sites of Greece with its famous theatre built in a forest. This is the best-preserved open-air theatre in Greece and is regarded as one of the loveliest in the world. Building commenced in the 3rd century BC. The seats in the auditorium are divided into two...

  • Corinth Canal

    If you're travelling from Attica to Peloponessos you have to go over the Corinth Canal. Make a stop and walk across the old bridge. The canal is amazing. Started by the Emperor Nero in 67 AD and completed by a French company in 1893, the canal is 6 km long and cut through solid rock. If you will be lucky there you'll see a ship passing through...

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