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Agia Paraskevi

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Take the main road from Mytilene to Kalloni, turn right at the salt-pans and you’ll come to Agia Paraskevi, a lovely town with a traditional settlement and important private and public buildings.

Known for its spiritual and cultural activity, it is the seat of the Municipality of Agia Paraskevi and Napi. Many of its private mansions were built during the second half of the 19th century. Its noteworthy public buildings are:
The Museum of the Lesvos Olive Oil Industry created and run by the Piraeus Club Cultural Foundation (PIOP).

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Museum of Industrial Olive-Oil Production in Lesvos (MBEL)

The Museum of Industrial Olive- Oil Production is located in Agia-Paraskevi village and is housed in a restored, stone-built building (an old, communal olive-oil press) which dates back to 1910.

The Museum of Industrial Olive- Oil Production is located in Agia-Paraskevi village and is housed in a restored, stone-built building (an old, communal olive-oil press) which dates back to 1910.

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The Ancient Sanctuary of Messon

The Sanctuary of Messon (Mesa Sanctuary), dedicated to Zeus, is located in the outskirts of Agia Paraskevi, in the area called “Koukala” or “Kokkala”.

The Sanctuary of Messon (Mesa Sanctuary), dedicated to Zeus, is located in the outskirts of Agia Paraskevi, in the area called “Koukala” or “Kokkala”.

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Klopedi Sanctuary

Klopedi Sanctuary is located north - west of Agia Paraskevi and it’s one of the most representative examples of the Archaic architecture of Lesvos.

Klopedi Sanctuary is located north - west of Agia Paraskevi and it’s one of the most representative examples of the Archaic architecture of Lesvos.

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The Metochi of Taxiarchis Klopedi

Founded by St. Ignatius Galliano in the 16th century, this monastery remains the Metochi (monastery dependency) of the Leimonos Monastery. It is situated four kilometers northwest of Agia Paraskevi, near the archeological site of the sanctuary of Klopedi.

Founded by St. Ignatius Galliano in the 16th century, this monastery remains the Metochi (monastery dependency) of the Leimonos Monastery. It is situated four kilometers northwest of Agia Paraskevi, near the archeological site of the sanctuary of Klopedi.

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Agia Paraskevi - Napi

Take the main road from Mytilene to Kalloni, turn right at the salt-pans and you’ll come to Agia Paraskevi, a lovely town with a traditional settlement and important private and public buildings. Known for its spiritual and cultural activity, it is the seat of the Municipality of Agia Paraskevi and Napi.

Take the main road from Mytilene to Kalloni, turn right at the salt-pans and you’ll come to Agia Paraskevi, a lovely town with a traditional settlement and important private and public buildings. Known for its spiritual and cultural activity, it is the seat of the Municipality of Agia Paraskevi and Napi.