Promotion of Cross-Border Cultural Cooperation with the aim of Innovative Tourism Utilization The Laboratory of Knowledge & Intelligent Computing of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Ioannina, is the Lead Beneficiary of the project SMARTiMONY which is funded by the Cross-Border Cooperation Program “Greece – Albania 2014-2020”. The Municipality of Igoumenitsa, the Institution […]
The lighthouse on the island Mavro Oros, was manufactured in 1884, by the French company of Ottoman Lighthouses, equipped with an illuminating catadioptric device of D class. Its 14m high white octagon tower has a focal length of 87m and a luminescence range of 12 nautical miles. It has been integrated in the Greek Lighthouse
Built on the mountain Vrachonas, on the southeast side of the present village of Sivota. The abandoned settlement is formed by 50 stone built, two-storey houses, with dome-shaped structure on the ground level. In 1993 the ottoman settlement was declared “protected historical monument”.
The Roman villa is a rectangular shaped building with peripheral wings around a central room. The main entrance was in the center of the eastern side of the building. The walls are preserved up to foundation level, while few parts of the superstructure can be seen in the southern and eastern parts of the walls.
The mound of 5m.height is surrounded by a circular precinct, scantly preserved mainly along the southern side of the tumulus. Across the tumulus surface a total of 88 graves have been revealed, mostly cist graves along with seven pit graves and a burial in a vessel.
200 graves of various categories have been excavated: tile graves, pits covered with stones, pits without coverage and stone built graves as well as burial monuments. All kinds of funerary practices have been used, i.e. cremation, interment and burial in pots.