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

The city of Pythagoreio is considered to be a historical center of the island being its ancient capital. The territory of the city and of its suburbs is still worked and dug by archeologists. Archeological findings indicate that first settlements in this area were established more than five thousand years ago. The main symbol of the island is still the Heraion of Samos being an antique building which has been by part preserved till present days. The large sanctuary was built on a place of a ruined cathedral of an earlier period. This religious construction is one of the wonders of the world attracting thousands of tourists annually.
The island of Samos is one of the richest and most fruitful islands of the Aegean Sea. Its main gastronomy feature is still the Vathy wine which is produced on one of the local wineries. A … Open
The center of the city locates a marvelous street running along a seaside which main attraction is the Statue of Pythagoras. The island is a birthplace of many antique noble people, with Epicurus, Pythagoras, Aristarchus and Melissus among them. Natural attractions admirers will love to visit the Pythagoras cave which is formed in one of the stiff slopes. One can get to the cave only on foot. In the suburbs of the city of Pythagoreio tourists will find the ruins of the antique palace of Antony and Cleopatra which will be of great interest for beautiful legends admirers and for those tourists being keen on history.
All the priceless findings of scientists are collected in the Archeological Museum of Samos which is by now one of the most visited cultural establishments of the island. The capital of the island, the city of Samos, features plenty of cultural establishments and objects of historical significance. City guests should necessarily visit the Natural History Museum which is located close to the Mytilene town. Copyright
The island of Samos attracts admirers of calm rest and recreation. The destination lacks a vast variety of buzzing entertainment establishments. Thus it is a perfect place to spend a great … Open
One of the most interesting and remarkable archeological areas is located close to the Ireon town. The area is a genuine open air museum with its main showpiece being an antique column which was completely restored by scientists and archeologists. One of the main features of the island is plenty of ancient chapels and cloisters each of them having a unique history and legend.
Not far from the city of Pythagoreio in a quiet scenic area tourists will find the Monastery of Panagia Spilianis. Its main feature is a unique church which was established in a cave of natural origin. Other two remarkable monasteries are located in the area of a small village. These religious landmarks are the Monastery of the Holly Cross (Timiou Stavrou ) and the Monastery of Megali Panagia. These monasteries keep numerous religious artifacts of great significance. These religious landmarks are the main spots of pilgrimage for many people from all over the world. Not far from the capital of the island tourists will find the Covent of Zoodochos Pigi which name is literally interpreted as a life giving spring.
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Iconic cultural sights of Greece

Greece is a country with an amazing culture and the greatest legacy. Annually, the state is visited by more than 20 million people. They all come here to touch and see the immortalized monuments and historical sights. The largest cities in the country are Athens and Thessaloniki. Athens is not only the capital, but also a cultural center. The city has about 200 museums and private galleries. The legendary Athens Acropolis annually attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists. Tours to the ancient cities of Delphi, Rhodes, Mystra, and Gortina on the island of Crete will be equally fascinating from a cultural point of view. A large number of Orthodox churches have survived in Greece. The monasteries of Meteora belong to the most famous. … Open
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