Αρχαία Γόρτυνα
Ancient Gortys is among the most important Arcadian cities of the ancient world. The exact dates of its founding, prime and decline are not known, since the archaeological evidence that has come to light is not enough to make an estimation. It is generally accepted, however, that the city was in its prime already in […]
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The Observatory of Kryoneri the Astronomical Station is a unique scientific institution in our region . The telescope , with a diameter of 1.20 meters is the largest in our country and was until recently the largest in the Balkans . In recent years a new initiative of the bodies involved in Kryoneri significantly upgraded […]
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The imposing stone entrance gate of the monastery lies at the foothill of mount Vesiza, at an elevation of 1050 meters, four kilometers from Kryoneri village in the municipality of Sikyona. The monastery is laid out around a huge plane tree that dominates the courtyard; the church, the cells of the nuns, the guesthouse, the […]
Pheneos wetland (Dam)
Since 1998, a new wetland was formed on the plateau of Pheneos, behind the irrigation dam of the torrent bearing the same name. The plateau of Pheneos is a large triangular flat plateau surrounded by forested slopes. It borders with the prefecture of Achaia to the west and the prefecture of Arcadia to the south. […]
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Lake Stymfalia is the famous Lakes of Peloponnese, since its name is inextricably linked with plenty of myths. It is a freshwater lake, mountain type, which is rare not only in the Peloponnese and throughout Greece. Located in the prefecture of Corinthia and Argolis and surrounded by the mountains of Zireia (term Kylini) and Mount […]
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The ancient Titani under the State of Sicyon , was so named by Titan brother Sun. Pausanias going there from Sikyon tells us that followed a straight path . The city was the Asklipion and was built by Alexanora , son of Machaon , grandson of Asclepius . Temple of Athena with two idols of […]
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The archaeological site of Heraion is located 15 kilometers to the northwest of Ancient Corinth, at the end of Perachora peninsula. Excavations carried out in the region have brought to light the temple of Hera and significant remains of the early Corinthian civilization, such as an L-shaped stoa, a large cistern, dining rooms and a […]
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The first settlers of Pheneos were the Pelasgeans. Later, in 1900 B.C. it was inhabited by the Arcadians. They were succeeded by the Achaeans, in 1500 B.C., who created the Mycenaean center of Pheneos and participated to the Trojan War with sixty soldiers under the rule of Agathenoras, king of the Arcadians.The acropolis of ancient […]
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The ancient town of Stymphalia was probably founded in the archaic period and it was named after its first inhabitant, Stymphalos. The region belonged to the Arcadians. The town was built on the north shore of Stymphalia lake. A large part of the archaeological site lies under water. Excavations have brought to light a theater […]
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Nemea is a land of legends and traditions. It was the home land of the Nemean Lion, slayed by the legendary Hercules. The Nemean lion was a vicious monster that lived in a cave on mount Triton. Hercules trapped the beast and then killed it with his club. The archaeological site is located on the […]
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The archaeological site of Ancient Corinth is situated in a village bearing the same name, only a few kilometers from the modern town of Corinth. The area was first inhabited during the Neolithic period, at the eastern foothills of Acrocorinth hill. It was developed in a strategic location; were land communication could be controlled between […]
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  Ancient Sicyon is located on the mound of Vasiliko, a village 4 kilometers to the southeast of Kiato, head of the municipality of Sikyona. In antiquity it was bordered with Corinth to the east, with the Achaean Pellini to the west, and the Arcadian Fliounta and Stymfalos to the south. It was built on […]