Arta Greece

Panaghia Vlacherna

The Byzantine church of Panaghia Vlacherna undoubtedly is one of the most important Byzantine monuments of Arta. The church, which was the former catholicon of a dominant monastery, is situated in the Vlacherna Village at the municipality of Arta and operates as its parish church. The Church of Panaghia was founded in 1000 (end of […]

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Bridge of Plaka

The largest and most beautiful single-arched bridge in the Balkans and third in Europe stands imposing in an idyllic location on the borders of the Regional Units of Arta and Ioannina at the end of the Arachthos Gorge. It has been designated as a historical monument. With a total length of 61 meters, height 18.10

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Ambracian Gulf

Amvrakikos Wetlands National Park is a rich natural heritage environment and significant geolocation, due to the geomorphology and the rich and rare flora and fauna of the area. The three regional units, that Ambracian Gulf joins, the villages, the hills of Prophet Elias, Peranthi, Salaora, Strongyli, and Koronisia call the visitors for an exploration. The

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Bridge of Arta

The legendary Bridge of Arta is a landmark of the city of Arta and one of the most famous bridges in the area of Epirus as well as in Greece, while is an important monument of modern Greek traditional architecture. Having a length of around 145 m., a width of 3.75 m., and four asymmetrical,

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The Castle of Arta

The medieval Castle of Arta is probably one of the most impressive and well-preserved Castles of Greece. It is located on a low hill in the Northeast side of Arta, near the river Arachthos, and is visible from all sides of the city. The location where it was built was not chosen randomly, since, from

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