Poros Island Things to Do

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  • Archeological Museum of Poros

    by dimilag Updated Jun 29, 2007

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    The museum was constructed in the 1960's, in a plot donated by the Koryzis family. The building cannot be extended, unless the Greek State purchases the plot next to the museum. The museum contains collections of finds from the excavations of the sanctuary of Poseidon at Kalavreia, finds from the excavations of the French Archaeological School in Troezena, collections of funerary stelae, ancient inscriptions and Geometric pottery from Troezena, ancient inscriptions and Hellenistic figurines from Methana and collection of finds from the old excavations at Hermione, including pottery, bronze vessels and figurines. Open 6 days, closed Mondays 8:30 - 15:00.

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  • Poseidon's Temple

    by dimilag Written Jun 29, 2007

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    Sanctuary of Poseidon on Poros Of the Archaic temple in the sanctuary of Poseidon, only the foundation ditch is preserved. The stoas of the Agora and the Bouleuterion were built gradually during the 4th and the 3rd centuries B.C. The identification of the so-called "Asklepieion" or the "Heroon of Demosthenes" is not certain. Excavations on the site were conducted in 1898 by the Swedish S. Wide-Keljberd and have not been resumed ever since. The most important monuments on the site are: The temple of Poseidon. Stoas of the Agora and the Bouleuterion. "Asklepieion" or "Heroon of Demosthenes".

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    Neorion-water sports

    by AndyRG Updated Jul 4, 2003

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    The water ski school

    It is one of the most fascinating beaches of the island. Here there is a water ski school, with water polo facilities, an ideal place for water sports.
    On almost all the beaches there are facilities for wind surfing.

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    The russian dockyard II

    by AndyRG Updated Jul 4, 2003

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    The only swimmer?

    Since 1989, the russian dockyard has been announced as a historical monument due to its architectural and historical interest.
    The beach in front of it is popular in the summer, in other seasons you can see only... goats!

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    The russian dockyard

    by AndyRG Updated Jul 4, 2003

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    These are ruins of the russian naval base, which was built in 1806, close to the canal area (Poros, in fact, consists of two islands which are combined by a canal).
    Warehouses and bakeries were built for the supply of the russian fleet sailing in the Aegean Sea.

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    Vagioni bay

    by AndyRG Updated Jul 4, 2003

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    Everything is green...

    It is situated at the northern part of the island, the beach has pebbles.
    Under the sea you'll find an ancient greek town, where the roads and foundations of the houses are visible.
    Next time there I must take my mask...

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    The temple of Poseidon

    by AndyRG Updated Jul 4, 2003

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    It was built about 520 BC, in a doric style. The temple of the god of the sea was destroyed in a big earthquake around 395 AD. Near it was the built up area of Kalavria.
    The site was a sacred asylum for fugitives and castaways.

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    The monastery of Zoodohos Pigi II

    by AndyRG Updated Jul 4, 2003

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    It is surrounded by tall walls without any openings. At the precinct, you can see the temple -which is simple, without many wall-paintings- family tombs and even try special sweets-offering from the monastery.

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    The monastery of Zoodohos Pigi

    by AndyRG Updated Jul 4, 2003

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    It was built in the 18th century on a green slope with an amazing view to the sea (Monastiri beach).
    In front of it you can see a little chapel (Agioi Anargyroi) and a famous spring with healing properties.

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    Poros - Galatas - Lemon Tree Forest

    by Aggeliki Written Jun 8, 2003

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    From the island of Poros you can visit the village of Galatas, which is located opposite the island at a 5 to 10-minute distance by boat, and admire the Lemon Tree Forest, Lemonodassos, which is a hill full of lemon trees, orange trees and numerous watermills.

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    The town and the port of Poros island

    by Aggeliki Updated Jun 8, 2003

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    The capital town and port of Poros, which throbs with cobbled roads, narrow alleys, traditional houses and scenic quarters, has many interesting sightseeing, such as the naval station, the clock, the ruins of the Doric sanctuary of Poseidon, the municipal library, the islet of Bourtzi and the archaeological museum.

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    ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

    by Christianne Written Sep 11, 2009

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    Poros streets

    At Korizi Square is located the Archaeological Museum which houses findings from the Temple of Poseidon,Trizina, Saint Constantine (Methana), Apathia and others.

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    LOVE BAY

    by Christianne Updated Sep 11, 2009

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    The Love Bay is a very beautiful beach with pebbles and sand, where you can swim and relax under the shadow of the pine trees.

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  • Love Bay Beach

    by dimilag Written Jul 9, 2007

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    Love bay, a very popular little bay. Although it does get very busy and water front space is limited. Pine trees also offer some relief from the sun when needed. Very clear water here.

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    The love bay

    by AndyRG Updated Jul 4, 2003

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    Romance?

    It is considered to be the most romantic place of the island, due to its official name...
    So, it must not only be a place for swimming...

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