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Culture of Igoumenitsa. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Igoumenitsa 1 Igoumenitsa is quite a young city, so there are not that many historical and architectural landmarks here. There is a reason for that – the city was almost completely destroyed during World War II. Once the war was over, Igoumenitsa was literally rebuilt from the scratch. Ragiou Monastery is the only landmark in the city that has managed to survive until modern time. The gorgeous building in the Byzantine style is located on a high hill that also offers a fabulous panoramic view of the city. Walls of the monastery are decorated with frescos that were created several centuries ago.
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Igoumenitsa is famous for its natural landmarks, and even disastrous years of war couldn’t make them less attractive. A walk along the Thyamis River will be both exciting and refreshing. The beauty of this area has always inspired numerous painters and people of art. Fans of water-based entertainment usually enjoy visiting Dhrepanon Beach, as well as the nearby town of Sayiadha that is also famous for its picturesque and comfortable beaches. Igoumenitsa is a true paradise for everyone keen on silent and trouble-free places. As a rule, tourists prefer not to stay only in the city and visit the neighbor regions. Not far from Igoumenitsa, there are many small towns and settlements, each of which has unique landmarks to offer to curious travelers.
The ancient town of Ayia has become famous thanks to its architectural landmarks. There are sights that belong to different epochs in the town. Agios Georgios Church is the main pride of the settlement. Tourists will also find it interesting to visit numerous museums and old taverns. Vacationers wishing to spend more time outdoors and admire gorgeous nature will definitely like Syvota. This town has amazing boulevards perfect for walking and spacious beaches great for sunbathing. Not far from the town, there is Mavron Oros Island that never ceases to attract fans of ecological tourism. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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It would be a mistake not to mention Perdhika town that offers a range of entertainments for vacationers. It is a popular destination for all fans of discos and parties. During the daytime, numerous shops and shopping complexes await new customers. Igoumenitsa will certainly appeal to all fans of active recreation because this charming city has everything needed for an exciting and mesmerizing vacation.
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Public palaces near Igoumenitsa
♥   Palace 'Mon Repos' , 31.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Achilleion' , 31.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George' Corfu, 32.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Iconic cultural sights of Greece

In Thessaloniki, it's worth to look into the archaeological museum, which houses pre-historic artifacts and a large number of antiquities, including the golden head and the shield of the Medusa Gorgona. The museum dedicated to ancient Greek, Byzantine and post-Byzantine musical instruments has 200 different items that have been used for the last 4 thousand years. In the museum of Byzantine art, tourists can recreate a complete picture of the great state. Numerous Thessalonikan monuments of early Christian and Byzantine history are in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Arc de Triomphe of Galerius, the Basilica of Saint Dimitrios of the 3rd century, and the Church of Saint Sophia of the 7th century are among them. There is an acropolis in Thessaloniki with the remains of the ancient Greek temples. … Open
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IHG Brings its Voco Hotel Brand to The Hague

The hotel is open in a former bank building that dates back to 1923. To make the building suitable for a luxury hotel, the former bank underwent a complete transformation. The hotel has 204 rooms with elegant design, which are located on the 7 floors of the building. It is very simple to reach the new hotel in The Hague from the Central Station – the tram ride lasts only ten minutes. A ride to the seaside lasts only a bit longer – nearly 15 minutes. Read this

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Culture guide to Igoumenitsa. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Igoumenitsa: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Igoumenitsa. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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