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Vlychada and Alepotrypa in Diro - Cave Diros
Vlihada and Alepotrypa are among the most beautiful caves in Greece and around the world. The cave Vlihadas with evocative lighting, offers the unique opportunity for a boat ride to the beauties hidden under the earth's surface. Beyond the imposing halls with specific names you will be impressed by the craftsmanship of the boatmen and the Greek humor, as bees boats of tourists and spend scratch from
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Towers
Tower-house is the imprint of Mani map of Greek traditional architecture. The towers in Mani had obvious defensive character and storage spaces and large living rooms, where Mani gathered for everyday activities. In addition there are 3-6 floors with rooms for accommodation. In the mid 19th century there were over 900 towers-house and towers-war, most of them in the Middle Mani. The towers-war are
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Sightseeing in Itilo
The Kelefas is the most important castles of Mani. Built by the Turks in 1670, in their unsuccessful attempt to control the region of Mani. Itilo is a beautiful, large and historic village, which seems to lie between Inside and Outside Mani. In Oitilo you need to do stop in Ntekoulou Monastery. In the bay of Itilo, known as pirate lair, the first settlement that we encounter is the picturesque seaside
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Panagia Odigitria or Agitria, Mani
The church of Panagia Odigitria or Anitria, as it is called from locals, are built on a sharp slope cliffs of Mezalimona, who is the first bay west of the pan. From inside the church the moaning sounds of the water and the courtyard, the view Tigani cape is unique. The Anitria is one of the most beautiful Byzantine churches. Byzantine church has cruciform with a dome, very cute, with splendid marble
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The villages of Sangia
On the road which leads from the "Alica" in "Lpgia", you can follow the path that goes left, towards the heart of Saggia. In Saggia you will see the "eagle nests" of Mani, three of the most beautiful, but deserted villages. In Mountanistika, dozens of towers arrayed like soldiers in a row. In Leontaki will see their "twin" towers of Gounela while tiny Pepo was the base of the notorious pirate.
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In Vathia
The Vatheia is the most famous village of Mani by posters and postcards. It's really impressive, built on a hill, with dense layout and imposing consecutive towers 6 cm, which was leased in the late 70s for over 20 years. The towers served as hostels for some years, giving life again, in the deserted village. However in the late 90s the towers were returned to their owners, who were unbearable maintenance
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The end of the world
The Akrotainaro or Cape Matapas from the ancient "processed Accra" in principle, forms a narrow "neck" a strip of land "squeezed" from the bay of Porto marinara on the right (west], where is the settlement Marmari (anc 'Achilles Limin ') with three beautiful sandy beaches and the bay of Porto Cayo on the left (east), with the settlement ancient "Psammathous".Opposite and North of Puerto Cayo are the
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Prosiliaki Mani
Going up the newly paved road that passes over the Achilles will reach another historic village of Laya, who once had more than 1,000 residents. Unfortunately, few remain today.Laya has prided because he had the best craftsmen of stone and it is the birthplace of Alice Vouyiouklaki. The towers are particularly well as tall greater inclination get inwardly, giving the truncated pyramid image. A few
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wells of Pausanias
The Pyrrhic is one of the villages which mentioned in the "Laconia" by the ancient traveler Pausanias, who went through these places at 2nd AD century. Apart from two sanctuaries of Astarteias Artemis and Apollo Amazon, which associated with the passage of the Amazons from the area, Pausanias mentions and the wells of the village, two sixths which still, according to the locals, to function as today.
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Byzantine Mani
The Byzantine churches of Mani, follow different architectural types, from simple outbond temples to churches cruciform with a dome. Many of them follow the Middle Byzantine system of cloisonne masonry, while some have incorporated architectural parts of ancient temples. There are also differences in the hagiography as well and most of the paintings are works of local "folk" artists, in some cases
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Verga Kalamata

At the entrance of dual or Messinian Mani or located outside the historical village named Rod.

It is the western gate of Mani just 6 km southeast of Kalamata. The Rod renamed so the community Selitsa and settlements Selitsa Upper and Lower Selitsa also renamed Upper and Lower Rod Rod respectively in 1956.

With the creation of communities was community settlements Holy Zion, Salty, Upper and Lower Rod. Since 1998 the law "Kapodistrias" now belongs to the new municipality Kalamata. The name Verga said due to the wall that had made the incurable, to deal in the 22 to 24 June 1826 to 6,000 Turk-Egyptians Ibrahim Pasha.

The wall that had built seemed remotely rod had two feet tall, had a length of about 1500 meters with battlements and two polemopyrgous and direction from the mountain to the sea, and was made of dry stone. In this Maniates fence stopped the terrible army of Ibrahim's causing big losses. There are still many pieces of the wall that starts from a rocky location below Verga and reached the sea, which now has erected a monument Maniatis warrior.

Kato Verga is built on the west side of Mount Basket, and a nice hillside location with fantastic views over the city of Kalamata. After 1960 the position Agrilia the road Kalamata - Kardamili - Areopolis, created the current coastal village, 5km. from Kalamata. There forefront as the attraction of Vergas beach with amoudera the beaches or the pebble beach and southern areas like Salty, the Avia, the beaches and the citrate.

Ano Verga Up in the east side of Mt cart at an altitude of 700 m between elatopefka and krystalopiges. Is fraught with many tiny church atop as Saint Panteleimon, St. John the Faster, St. John the Evangelist, St. Paraskevi, Agios Dimitrios and Agios Charalambos. On top of the mountain are Saint George and the Prophet Elijah in the village and the Byzantine church of St Nicholas was the cathedral of the village. In place Sklivas is the cave of Vachaonos, as called by the locals, with stalactites and stalagmites, through which they communicated the kings of Sparta and Messenia, according to tradition. At Agios Nikolaos found in an excavation underneath the big stone relics iron bodies the old people used instead of bell. Aria also in place, marked Sanctuary unknown church with frescoes and three old graves.

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