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Kalymnos is an ideal place for active tourists. The island is incredibly popular among climbers from all over the world. There are hundreds of climbing routes on the island. They are all of different difficulty. The Climbing Festival is held here twice a year. Its participants arrange masterclasses and share the experience with each other. Not only experienced sportsmen come here. If you want to learn anything from scratch, be sure to come to this event.
While communicating with Greeks, remember that they are emotional people and can easily interrupt each other and raise their voice even during a dialogue with close people. Locals touch … Open
The island is also popular among divers. Picturesque underwater landscapes, different species of flora and fauna attract a lot of people to Kalymnos. Moreover, you can rent all the necessary equipment at a low price. What's interesting, the only Greek diving school is located on Kalymnos. You can learn all the subtleties of scuba diving in the state school. Don’t miss the chance to dive where sponges grow, which have been important for the Greek economy for several centuries.
Locals share the secrets of sponge fishing, so you can try your hand at this activity. Fishing in the open sea is also popular on Kalymnos. However, you can fish from the shore, but open sea fishing gives unforgettable emotions and experience. You don’t have to you’re your equipment, you can rent it in the port and all the large settlements of the island. Copyright
Kalymnos has a very rich history. Scientists believe that it was inhabited in ancient times. The first people who inhabited the island were the Carians. Kalymnos came under the influence of … Open
Do you want to admire the fauna of the Aegean sea but there is no desire to try diving? So, look for a secluded place on the island, buy or rent a mask and a snorkel and go snorkelling. You don’t have to learn anything and good visibility gives you a chance to see different fish species. You can swim on Agios Petros or Emborios which are usually not crowded by tourists. Arginoda is a very picturesque beach. Massouri will be perfect for sportsmen, there are several sports grounds on its territory.
Small boats depart from Massouri. You can go on an excursion around Kalymnos or go to nearby Nera, Telendos and Pserimos. Pserimos is perfect for those who love picturesque and secluded beaches. Uninhabited Nara is famous for its virgin nature and Telendos has a small Greek village, ruins of the Roman settlement and the Basilica of Agios Vasilios. It is the best preserved Christian Basilica in both Telendos and Kalymnos. You should definitely rent a boat and go around the shore of Kalymnos. You will admire amazing views and swim in small bays where you can get only by sea.
Guests of Kalymnos won’t have problems with selecting a suitable place for beach vacations, as the coast of the island is incredibly beautiful and attractive. The gorgeous beach can be … Open
There are several picturesque caves on the island. Local caves have a cult value, so it will be interesting for all people to visit them. Be sure to visit The Epta Parthenon (Seven Virgins) cave which is located near Pothia. It was named after the legendary seven virgins who hid into the cave in an attempt to escape from a pirate attack, but they never returned back to their castle. Various archaeological findings were discovered here. Don’t miss the chance to walk to Daskalio Cave and Stimenia Cave. Walking on Daskalio is a perfect time spending. The island is beautiful itself and you can see the monuments of ancient history. If you want you can even go on a camping trip for several days and visit all the attractions and local villages with old customs and traditions.
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Water attractions around Kalymnos Island
♥   Water park 'Lido Waterpark' Kos Island, 18.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Adaland' Kuşadası, Aydın, 108.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqua Fantasy Kuşadası' Aydın, 109.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Waterpark' Faliraki, Rhodes, 130.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

From the series “Seven Wonders of the World”
The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is the fifth wonder of the world. Its history is closely linked with the history of the temple of Artemis at Ephesus. It was built simultaneously with the second temple of Artemis, which was being rapidly restored after the fire. The building was constructed in an era when Caria was ruled by King Mausolus, so it was named after current ruler. King Mausolus was known for his tough-minded and inflexible nature. During his reign, the city of Halicarnassus was declared the capital of Caria. … Read further
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

The project organizers note that the new Kyoto hotel is perfect for both business and leisure. Just to remind you, the opening of the Roku Kyoto hotel took place in the city in 2021. The luxury hotel also never ceases to amaze guests with its exquisite atmosphere and variety of services. It is close to famous attractions like Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Shozan Resort Kyoto Pavilion is a short walk from the hotel. Read this


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