covers a distance of 31,3 sq. Km. from Piraeus, and
population of 4,000 people.
town is built on
two rocky hills of a triangular islet that
is called Spheria
it has been characterized as a scheduled
houses, without any specific architectural
plan, are built one next to the other.
is a traditional holiday resort for the Athenians. It's
touristy industry is well developed and you will find all shorts
of the related shops
The ancient ruins of the Temple of Poseidon are to found
5 km from the main town, on the road to the monastery of Zoodochos
Pighis. The temple was built in the 6th century B.C. According
to legend, this is where Demosthenes drank the "konio"
poison in 322 B.C. and died.
The history of the Monastery reaches back to the beginning of
the 18th century, when a bishop from Athens, Iakovos II, was cured
by drinking water from a spring at Poros