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Ayios Yeoryios Destination Guide

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Ayios Yeoryios in the region of Peloponnese is a town in Greece - some 73 mi (or 118 km) South-West of Athens, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Ayios Yeoryios is now 08:41 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Lacedaemon, Patras, Nafplion, Myloi, Corinth or Durrës. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vemaiika, Terzaiika Kalivia, Rounaiika, Prosilia, Perdhikovrisi and Kaminarion. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Alco-A9111 heading of excursion train pa...

01:25 min ( December 18, 2010 by pindos10)
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Inside MAN1 DMU @ Tripoli - Korinthos li...

00:41 min ( May 17, 2010 by lastbard)
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Shortly after Tripoli on the return journey to Korinthos at Amnizia.com rail fan website excursion with a MAN1 DMU (5521 - 6521) @ 2nd of May 2010. Rainbow's song Temple of the King playing from train...


Greek Ceramic Sculptor

01:18 min ( May 30, 2009 by ot63)
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A Greek sculptor displays his skill

Waterfalls mpg

02:31 min ( April 23, 2010 by nicktremoulis)
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Parnon Lepida waterfalls


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Interesting facts about this location

Greek pyramids

Greek pyramids, also known as the Pyramids of Argolis, refers to several structures located in the plain of Argolid, Greece. The best known of these is known as the Pyramid of Hellinikon. In the time of the geographer Pausanias it was considered to be a tomb. Twentieth century researchers have suggested other possible uses.

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Located at 37.42, 22.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Aegean civilizations, Ancient Argolis, Argolis, Buildings and structures in Peloponnese (region), Hellenistic civilization, Pyramids

Lerna

In classical Greece, Lerna was a region of springs and a former lake near the east coast of the Peloponnesus, south of Argos. Its site near the village Mili at the Argolic Gulf is most famous as the lair of the Lernaean Hydra, the chthonic many-headed water snake, a creature of great antiquity when Heracles killed it, as the second of his labors. The strong Karstic springs remained; the lake, diminished to a silt lagoon by the 19th century, has vanished.

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Located at 37.42, 22.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Argolis, Former lakes, Former populated places in Greece, Mycenaean sites in Argolis, Populated places in Ancient Greece

Battle of Mantinea (207 BC)

Battle of Mantinea (207 BC) Date 207 BC Location Belligerents Achaean League Sparta Commanders and leaders Philopoemen Machanidas † The Battle of Mantinea was fought in 207 BC between Sparta under the Tyrant Machanidas, as part of the Aetolian League, and the Achaean League whose forces were led by Philopoemen. Both sides were supplemented by mercenaries.

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Located at 37.42, 22.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:207 BC, Battles involving Sparta, Battles of the Hellenistic era

Bourtzi (Nafplio)

The castle of Bourtzi (Greek: Μπούρτζι, from Ottoman Turkish برج - burc meaning "tower") is located in the middle of the harbour of Nafplio. The Venetians completed its fortification in 1473 to protect the city from pirates and invaders from the sea. The Greeks regained it from the Turks on June 18, 1822, from where they assisted in the siege of Nafplio. Until 1865 it served as a fortress. It was then transformed into residence of the executioners of convicts from the castle of Palamidi.

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Located at 37.42, 22.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:15th-century architecture, Buildings and structures in Peloponnese (region), Castles in Greece, Nafplion, Venetian archaeological sites in Greece, Visitor attractions in Peloponnese (region)

Battle of Mantinea (418 BC)

The Battle of Mantinea of 418 BC was a significant engagement in the Peloponnesian War. Sparta and its allies defeated an army led by Argos and Athens.

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Located at 37.42, 22.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:418 BC, Ancient Arcadia, Battles of the Peloponnesian War

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