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Zografou Tower

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The Zografou tower, in the homonymous settlement near Nea Moudania, was part of the metropolitan complex Bulgarian monastery of Zografou at Mount Athos. The metochi’s first name was ‘Epano Volvos’ like the area’s name of the settlement. Later on, the metochi was renamed into ‘Zografou’ due to its related monastery. The...

Madem Aga Tower

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The stone tower of Madem Aga, at an altitude of 530 meters,  is formerly part of a Byzantine and Ottoman fortified settlement, which is called the ‘Medieval fortress complex of Sidirokafsia’.

The toponym Sidirokafsia was mentioned for the first time in the 9th century. Sidirokafsia existed during the Byzantine period...

Canal of Nea Potidea

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Before the village, there is a thin strip of land which features the canal of Potidea to serve ships that come and go to Toroneos Gulf to fish. The canal is the main attraction of Potidea as it impressively joins Toroneos and the Thermaikos Gulfs. These two gulfs embrace the village....

Lighthouse of Possidi

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At one of the most beautiful beaches of Kassandra, Aegeopelagitika beach at Possidi, you will find a charming old whitewashed lighthouse. This colonial-styled lighthouse built by the French Company of Lighthouses in 1864 is still in use today and has a small flowery garden beside it, adding to its beauty.

 

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