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Archaeological Monuments

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The Roman Aqueduct of Moria

The Roman Aqueduct is one of the most impressive monuments in Lesvos. The best preserved section is 170 m. long and includes seventeen arches. It is located in the area of Moria, about 6 km north of the city of Mytilini and it’s called “Kamares”.

The Roman Aqueduct is one of the most impressive monuments in Lesvos. The best preserved section is 170 m. long and includes seventeen arches. It is located in the area of Moria, about 6 km north of the city of Mytilini and it’s called “Kamares”.

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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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Ancient Makara

There are important archeological sites in Apothika (between Parakoila and Agra), where there is a 6-meter-tall ancient fortification wall, built in the “Lesbian style” of construction, and in Makara, which took its name from Makareas, the first settler of ancient Lesbos.

There are important archeological sites in Apothika (between Parakoila and Agra), where there is a 6-meter-tall ancient fortification wall, built in the “Lesbian style” of construction, and in Makara.

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Ancient Antissa

This is the birthplace of Terpandros, the founder of ancient Greek music. His fame is directly associated with the mythical Orpheus, whom it’s said Terpandros inherited the divine lyre that Apollo had bestowed on the former.

This is the birthplace of Terpandros, the founder of ancient Greek music. His fame is directly associated with the mythical Orpheus, whom it’s said Terpandros inherited the divine lyre that Apollo had bestowed on the former.

Castle of Mytilene
Castle of Mytilene
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The Castle of Mytilini

The castle of Mytilini is located on the north part of the city, among a verdant pine forest and the sea. It is maintained in good condition and it’s one of the biggest  castles in the Mediterranean area.

The castle of Mytilini is located on the north part of the city, among a verdant pine forest and the sea. It is maintained in good condition and it’s one of the biggest  castles in the Mediterranean area.