Rhodes

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Is a Greek island approximately 18 kilometres (11 ml) southwest of Turkey in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site by …

Samos

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Is a Greek island in the North Aegean sea, south of Chios, north of Patmos and off the coast of Asia Minor (Kusadasi, Turkey). It is separated from Turkey by approximately 1 mile (1.6 km). While largely mountainous, Samos has several relatively large and fertile plains. A great portion of the island is covered with vineyards, from which the famous …

Cape Sounion

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Is a promontory located 69 km of Athens, at the southernmost point of the Athens (Attica) peninsula. Cape Sounion is noted as the site of the ruins of the ancient Greek temple of Poseidon, the God of the sea in classical mythology. The remains of the white marble pillars are perched on the headland, surrounded on three sides by the …

Thessaloniki

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Thessaloniki or Salonica is the second-largest city, co-capital of Greece and the capital of Macedonia, north Greece’s largest region, lockated 530Km away from Athens. Thessaloniki was once called the co-queen of the Byzantine Empire with Constantinopole, Istanbul. Thessaloniki is Greece’s second major economic, industrial, commercial and political centre and a major transportation hub for the rest of southeastern Europe. It’s …

Vergina

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Is a small town in northern Greece, located 13 km south-east of the district centre of Veroia and about 80 km south-west of Thessaloniki, the capital of Greek Macedonia. The town became internationally famous in 1977, when the Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos unearthed what he claimed was the burial site of the kings of Macedon, including the tomb of Philip …

Veria

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Is a city in north Greece, 70 kms south east of Thessaloniki and is built at the foot of the Vermion Mountains. Veria is on the site of the ancient city of Beroea (called Berea in some translations of the Bible), which was prominent from the 4th century BC and part of the Kingdom of Macedon. As part of Rome …

Mycenae

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Is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 km south-west of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. From the hill on which the palace of King Agamemnon, the leader of Greeks in Troy war was located one can see across the Argolis to the Saronic Gulf. In the second millennium BC Mycenae was one of the major centres of Greek …