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Hephaestia

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• Impressive and significant ancient city• Was first discovered during the 19th century• You can see the Greco-Roman amphitheater and the Sanctuary of Megalis Theas (Great Goddess)• Natural disaster completely devastates harbor during 13th century A.D.Hephaestia was the largest city…

Poliochni

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• The oldest urban center in Europe• Most important prehistoric city on Limnos• The oldest parliamentary body in the world• Strategic, geographic location, adjacent to the coast of Asia MinorPoliochni was established in the 4th millennium B.C., sits on the…

Kaviria

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• In honor of Kaviria, the children of legendary Hephaestus• The mysterious initiation rites and rituals of Kaviria• The oldest Telestirio Hall in all of Greece The discovery of Kaviria came during archeological excavations from 1937-1939, and is one of…

Sand Dunes

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• Vast, expansive areas of sand dunes creating an awe-inspiring landscape• You’ll swear you just landed in the desert• The most impressive of the sand dunes are called Gomati, in the village of Katalakko The sand dunes, also known as…

Faraklo

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• Located after the village Propouli• One-of-a-kind geological monument and volcanic formation Faraklo is an important geological monument of exceptional, natural beauty, where the strange volcanic rock formations will astonish and inspire you. To reach this gem however, you will…

Cave of Philoctetes

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• Found under the Sanctuary of Kaviria• Here lived for 12 years Philoctetes• He was healed of his ailments by the therapeutic properties of the Limnian earth Hidden below the Kaviria temple are the Caves of Philoctetes, where he remained…

Castle of Myrina

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• Impressive view from atop the castle• Built in the early 12th century A.D.• The largest fortress in the Aegean, spanning some 144 acres• Has a polygonal plan (frontline walls) due to the rugged terrain• Today you will see a…
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