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Kalamata Beach
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Kalamata church-beautiful
Kalamata church-beautiful by Micromanager @flickr
Kalamata by Andy Hay
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Kalamata by quillons @flickr
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Top sigths of Greece

Many tourist destinations are located in the territory of Attica – the capital region of the country. The most famous landmarks of the region include Delphi and the Apollo Temple, the Oracle and the Sybil Stone. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Kalamata

Traditions and mentality of Kalamata

Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, but its population is just a bit more than half a hundred thousand people. On the other hand, this is a city with centuries-old history. Kalamata became the cradle of the liberation movement of the Greeks against Turkish invaders. Kalamata is full of contrasts. Local people love their home city and are very proud of it. That is why they are … Open

Travel guide to Kalamata

The most interesting historical sight is the Kalogreon monastery for women. For several hundred years now its nuns have been producing fashionable silk products. The monastery has always been famous for its luxurious scarves and hankies. Also, beautiful ties are sewn in it. All interested persons can buy magnificent textiles in it even now. Recently, a small museum was opened on the territory of the monastery, in … Open

Advices for travellers

5. Local people are quite passionate, and their behavior might surprise travelers at first. They speak loudly and use active body language. Don’t worry: it is nothing but a trait of the national character. 6. Pay attention to your gestures – some harmless gestures may be considered rude in Greece. For example, the thumbs-up gesture means “shut up” in the country, and pointing at something with two … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

In Greece, the majority of restaurants are divided into categories. Souvlatzidiko specialize in cooking kebabs, Psistaries are barbecue type restaurants, and Psarotavernas offer mostly fish dishes. That being said, there are restaurants where visitors can try everything at once. Kardamo Edesmopoleio is one of these dining establishments. It offers authentic Greek cuisine. The restaurant is designed in a charming … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Kalamata is famous not only for its premium olive oil and ancient buildings but also for excellent beaches that are perfect for recreation. Without a doubt, Kalamata Beach is the most popular and famous coastal area in the city. It is the main city beach and waterfront. It has everything needed for a comfortable stay: special paths for pedestrians and cyclists, cafes and small shops, beach gear rentals, and an area … Open

Cultural excursion through Kalamata - things to see

Kalamata is a city with an ancient history. According to old annals, the city existed during the life of Homer, legendary poet of ancient Greece. Despite the fact that the city was damaged heavily several times, it still has many important religious landmarks. The castle built by Francs in the 13th century is one of these landmarks. Currently, the castle is in ruins, but it is still very interesting to visit this … Open

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