The Location

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Andritsaina is built amphitheatrically on the slope of the mountain, in an impressive natural landscape and impresses for its architecture, magnificent mansions, cobbled streets and fountains. Inside the town is worth visiting the Folklore Museum, which hosts 4000 exhibits from the socio-economic life of Greater Mount Olympia. Also, Nicopolopoulos Library, with old books and manuscripts of Franks, Venetians and chieftains of ’21 and with copies of the pediments of Epicureus I Alkaterini, to decorate its corridors. For the more active and lovers of sports, Andritsaina offers canoeing, canoeing at the Lousios River, hiking in the Neda gorge and the waterfalls, cycling, 4×4 routes and more. At a distance of 14 kilometers southwest of Andritsena, there is the Temple of Epicureus Apollo, the so-called “Parthenon of the Peloponnese”. The temple was erected in the second half of the 5th century BC. (420-410 BC) and is attributed to Iktino, the architect of the Parthenon. This monument, one of the best survivors of classical antiquity, was the first in Greece declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. Part of the church’s frieze was detached in 1814 and exhibited at the British Museum in London. The so-called “Parthenon of the Peloponnese” temple was built in honor of god Apollo Konta in the temple is located the gorge of Neda is a region of rare natural beauty with varied vegetation, waterfalls, lush slopes, but also with very rich fauna. The descent to this offers a unique experience and compensates the bold, with the spectacle of one of the most impressive waterfalls in Greece, 50 meters high. The monument of Sepetou, built in the 11th century AD, is also an important medieval monument. on a steep cliff, sacred space for many Christians due to the miraculous icon of Virgin Mary Sepettiotissa