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Milos, the island of Aphrodite

Milos, the island of Aphrodite

The civilization of Milos is considered to be as ancient as that of Crete and spans a period of at least 5000 years. Its fame spread throughout the civilized world thanks to the masterpiece of the Aphrodite of Milos (Venus de Milo), a statue found buried on the island in the 19th century (1820) and is now in the Louvre Museum in Paris. Around 5000 BC, Flakopi, the oldest settlement on the island was in existence between 4000 and 5000 BC.The settlement was destroyed twice by invaders and was finally rebuilt in 800 BC in a different style. The ability to take advantage of the various mineral ores gave the inhabitants a plethora of tools having incredible precision for those years. Flakopis existence is situated between the Neolithic and Iron ages as many recent archaeological excavations have determined. The town was finally burnt down. The end of Flakopi came at around the same time as the Mycenaean civilization was flourishing elsewhere. It was around 1000 BC and at that time the Dorian invaders arrived on the island. In fact, Thucydides reported in one of his books that it was for about 700 years that the Dorians made Milos their home. Milos became a center for artistic endeavor as shown by the wonderful statue of Aphrodite of Milos created around 400 BC.


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Casino Rodos in Rhodes

Casino Rodos in Rhodes

Casino Rodos in RhodesThe island of Rhodes has been a popular tourist stop for centuries and gambling fans have something to enjoy as well, with the Casino Rodos offering plenty of gambling options. The Casino Rodos and the Grande Albergo delle Rose hotel complex are located in Rhodes city, which is a 15-20 minute drive from Diagoras Airport and a 5-10 minute drive from Rhodes harbor. The Grande Albergo delle Rose hotel is well-known in Rhodes and offers an elegant, relaxed hotel to stay in whether or not you choose to gamble in the casino.The casino is located in an older historic building that includes 1,700 sq. meters of gambling space spread out over two floors (a unique gambling environment lacking in even the best online casinos). You'll find all the usual popular casino games such as slots, craps, blackjack, and roulette; like many casinos slot machines abound, with more than 300 to be found at Casino Rodos including progressive machines that pay out prizes such as cars or motorcycles.Be forewarned that this isn't a no deposit casino that you'll be able to play at for free, as Casino Rodos does charge a 15 euro entrance fee that is good for 24 hours. A passport is required for entry and take note that the legal gambling age in Greece is 23 years of age, which is higher than that of most other European countries. Table stakes differ from game to game, with slot machines ranging from .10 euros to high limit slots that cost 10-20 euros per spin. The casino dress code is typically smart/casual, so don't expect to be allowed in if you're just wearing beach or swim wear.Casino Rodos was originally opened in 1999 as the "Playboy Casino" but changed its name to Casino Rodos later that year. Aside from the gambling opportunities in the casino there is plenty of other fun to be had in the Grande Albergo delle Rose hotel complex, including shopping, bars, restaurants, clubs, and other nightlife.


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Didimoticho, a border town

Didimoticho, a border town

Didimoticho is a beautiful city, built at the confluence of Evros and Erythropotamos rivers. According to the prevailing scenario, "Didymoticho" means "didymariko castle", ie two opposite located fortified cities (Roman Plotinopoli on the hill of Saint Peter, and the Byzantine City on the hill Calais). The town has about 9000 inhabitants and is located 95km northeast of Alexandroupolis. The city has many major attractions worth to see a visitor, such as the fortified Byzantine city, the Church of St. Catherine, the remains of large Vyzantine building.


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Syros, an ideal place

Syros, an ideal place

The seafaring town! A significant presence in the Aegean. Ermoupoli was born and forged in the flames of the National Revolution of 1821 from refugees who fled Chios, Psara, Kydonia, Kassos, etc., when extensive massacres were perpetrated by the Turks. The Aegean was shocked with the cries of uprooted people looking for a new home. And then, the best shelter was found. Syros! It was the ideal place.The island had nοt been touched by war. It was free and protected by a great European power, France. The first refugees were dirt poor and dressed in rags, but they were rich in experience and knowledge. Very soon, alreadγ ίn the years of Capodistria, the first Governor of Greece, the new town begins a peaceful and productive revolution that will lead it to prosperity. The town was dedicated to Hermes, the god of gainful commerce. Ιη the 19th century the town became the most important commercial and shipping centre of liberated Greece. "Ιn Ermoupolis, Greece was reborn..." Eleftherios Venizelos once said. The economic prosperity of Ermoupoli was accompanied by social evolution and cultural flowering. In the city of Kerdood and Scholarly Hermes as well, a genuine Greek urban class was created for the first time. It generated a lively social and literary activity. Cultural centres, theatres, concert halls, clubs, charitable institutions, printing shops, libraries and a particularly diverse press pushed Ermoupolis forward. The town's name went beyond the boundaries of the Aegean and was heard in the salons of Europe. The radiance of the city's wealth and spirit created the first tourist flow towards Greece.


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Kalloni, Lesvos

Kalloni, Lesvos

The Municipality of Kalloni consisting of seven villages, which are Anemotia, Skalohori, Philia, Parakila, Skala Kallonis, Papiana, Kerami, Argiana, Dafia and Arisvi, is situated in the centre of the island. The area of Kalloni has been the centre and the "lighthouse" of the orthodoxy and the culture. Its contribution to the determination of the education's level, thanks to its Monasteries and to its historic Metropolis, was very important.The square of Kalloni has been reborn many times from its ashes due to the strong will and insistence of the locals. It is Orthodoxy's and Civilization's lighthouse because of the historic Monasteries, the Metropolis and the local culture. At the holy Monastery of Limonos - in the year 1530 - we find the first school for clerics and at the holy Monastery of Panayia Myrsiniotissa at the same year the first school for women - unique in Greece. There, in the year 1804, the Regional Greek Institute had been established. No matter where we are on the island, we can go to the Municipality of Kalloni in less than an hour. In the Municipality of Kalloni we will find a big and modern market place with shops that can satisfy everybody's needs. The Medical Centre of the north west island is situated in the Municipality of Kalloni. The inhabitants have the possibility to get there a full medical and pharmaceutical care.


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Ski Center Velouchi - Karpenisi

Ski Center Velouchi - Karpenisi

The Ski Center Velouchi Karpenisi is one of the best winter destinations and boasts all modern instruments and service for skiers. You can find hotels and hostels in Karpenisi and the region to stay.


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Rhodes, the island of Knights

Rhodes, the island of Knights

Rhodes is the biggest island of the Dodecanese. It lies at the south-eastern corner of the Aegean, opposite the coast of Asia Minor, about 11 miles away. It has an area of 1398 square kilometres, being 79.7 km long and 38 km wide. The city of Rhodes is the capital of the Dodecanese Prefecture, a group of islands formerly known as the Southern Sporades. The name Dodecanese (Twelve Islands), although finally prevailing, does not correspond to the actual number of islands making up the Prefecture, there being many more than twelve. The medieval town of Rhodes, or the Old town as the locals call it, is a living monument. It is a well preserved centre where many Rhodians live and work. Various projects are currently being implemented and developed by the Ministry of Culture and the Municipality of Rhodes in aid of the restoration and improvement of the medieval town, which has been designated a world monument of architectural heritage by UNESCO.The fortress town was divided into two parts: The KOLLAKIO or KOLLAKO to the north, including the Street of Knights, leaders, the Palace of the Grand Master (Castello), the official churches of the Order, the Hospital (today’s museum), and other edifices. This area was separated from the rest of the town by inner fortifications, sections of which are still preserved. The BURGH or HORA to the south, with the old market (Socrates Street) and Turkish bazaar around Suleiman’s mosque, and other sites. Hora was the area for the bourgeois, and the Greeks, as well as other nationalities (Jewish, Turkish and others) each lived in their own districts. Dating from 1522 – the start of the Turkish occupation of Rhodes and their settlement within the fortress town – construction began on the newer districts beyond the walls, the so-called Marasia. These took their names from the major churches of the districts Ag. Anargyroi, Ag. Iannis, Ag. Anastasia, Metropolis, Ag. Giorgios Ano, Ag. Giorgios Kato or Kammenos (burned down), and Ag. Nikolaos. Greater Marasi, or Neohori, was developed by the Italians (1912-45) who also constructed the recent buildings of Mandraki city centre. They did not employ the island’s traditional style, but rather tried to echo the walls and fortifications, creating an architectural complex that impresses even now. These buildings included the Prefecture Administration building, the City Hall, the Port Authority, the Post Office, the Bank of Greece, the Aktaion, the New Market, the National Theatre, and the Hotel of the Roses, which now houses the Casino following its restoration (April, 1998). Adjacent to the Prefecture building is the Church of the Annunciation, modelled on the destroyed Knights’ church of Saint John. Opposite the National Theatre is the mosque of Murat-Reis. The visitor may see other buildings of the same period in the area of Neohori: the Teaching Academy of Rhodes, the Girls Orphanage, the Hospital, and others.


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Lake Kerkini - A paradise for nature lovers

Lake Kerkini - A paradise for nature lovers

Lake Kerkini in Serres is a destination for nature lovers. The hotels, hostels, hotels generally offer a variety of activities often serve to guests of Lake Kerkini. Halls and sports centers are available for your events and for weddings, christenings and celebrations.


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