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  • Loukou Monastery

    The Holy Monastery of Sotiros (Transfiguration), Luke was the chosen near the historic villages Astros and Doliana. The monastery belongs to Vyzantinoistorika monuments of our country. Excavations have produced important findings, which are kept in the museum of Astros. The monastery reached glory days, but during the Turkish conquest saw the dissolution and destruction. Monks […]

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  • Aimialon Monastery

    On the road between Stemnitsa with Dimitsana, built at the foot of Klinitsa mountain is the historical Monastery Emialon dedicated to the birth of Mary. Founded in the late 16th and early 17th century and today consists of two buildings that form a “T” in the cavity of the rock on which it is built. […]

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  • Lake Taka

    Taka Lake is located 10 kilometers from Tripoli and is one of the most important wetlands in Arcadia and Peloponnese. It is also a natural phenomenon. The sources supply it with fresh water which drains through a system of “sinkholes” in underground rivers. Thus in summer the lake is completely drained while in autumn starts […]

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  • Lusios River

    Lousios is a Peloponnesian river, a tributary of Alpheus, with a length of approximately 23 km. According to tradition, got its name because in these waters nymphs Neda, Agno and Theisoa bathed the newborn Zeus. Its sources are located in the church of Agia Paraskevi, near the village Kaloneri and southern in the ancient Theisoa. […]

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  • Herodes Atticus’ Villa

    The villa of Herodes Atticus in Eva / Loukou Kynourias is, probably, the most important monument of the Roman imperial times in the Greek area, as evidenced by the large scale and especially the extraordinary wealth of architectural remains, sculptures and mosaics. The monument came to light after twenty one years of systematic excavations by […]

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  • Castle of Paralio Astros

    In Paralio Astros, at the top of the rocky hill, are cited  the ruins of a mediaeval castle. Built in the time of Ottoman empire, it still retains much of the fortified wall and one of the round towers. The view from there is spectacular. It belongs to the municipality of North Kynouria.

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  • Old and new Kalamiou Monastery

    Nea Moni Kalamiou dates from around 1723 and is located in the ravine of Lucius within walking distance from the Old Monastery reed, which is built in a relatively inaccessible place at the foot of a steep cliff. At the rear of Nea Moni Kalamiou starts path to Old Monastery (15th-16th century). Even if you […]

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  • Philosophers New monastery (Nea Moni Philosofou) and Kryfo Scholio

    The church of Nea Moni Philosophou (New Philosopher’s Monastery), which today is a dependency of the Monastery of John the Baptist, is dedicated to the Assumption. It was built in 1661 and has been completely harmonious cruciform shape, with major art paintings and exquisitely decorated wooden iconostasis, created by the painter Victor while dominating the […]

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  • Sintzas’ Monastery

    The Sintzas Monastery, founded before 1622, as it is testified by documents of the era. The monastery is located NW of Leonido and is accessible by car. Name Sintzas, allegedly is the Tsakonian pronunciation of the word; fig tree, something that does not seem strange, considering the location of the monastery is built, which was […]

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  • Karyas’ Agios Nikolaos Monastery

    The monastery was founded approximately in the first period of Ottoman rule. The monastery is well known mainly because of the particular iconography, edited in 1638 by G. Moschos, who split the Catholic in 2 zones. In the first zone, depicted individual Saints, while in the second zone depicted suffering Saints. The contribution of Monastery […]

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