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Arcadia

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Arcadia is a region in the central and eastern part of the Peloponnese, Greece.

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Kynouria — The coastal region of Arcadia

Cities[edit]

  • 1 Astros — A town with a small harbor on the Argolic Gulf.
  • 2 Dimitsana — A stone-built village with remarkable mansions, set on a mountain slope at an elevation of 950 meters.
  • 3 Karytaina — A medieval town and a protected traditional settlement known as the "Greek Toledo".
  • 4 Langadia — A traditional settlement at about 1000 m elevation, known in Greece as the "Hanging Village" (kremasto chorio).
  • 5 Leonidio — A lively and picturesque town set in a spectacular landscape at a short distance from the eastern coast of the Peloponnese.
  • 6 Megalopoli — A modern city located in the same site as ancient Megalopolis founded in 371 BC by the Theban general Epaminondas.
  • 7 Stemnitsa — One of the most beautiful villages in Arcadia
  • 8 Tripoli, Greece — Arcadia’s capital and main transportation hub at the center of the Peloponnese.
  • 9 Tyros, Greece — A popular vacation spot for inhabitants of Tripoli and other parts of Greece.
  • 10 Zygovisti — At 1160 m elevation, Zygovisti is one of the highest villages in Greece.

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  • 1 Lousios Gorge — A deep, narrow gorge popular amongst hikers.
  • 2 Mantineia — An ancient city that was the site of two significant battles in Classical Greek history.
  • 3 Orchomenus, Arcadia — Vestiges of one of the most powerful cities in ancient times mentioned by Homer, Strabo and Ovid.

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Map of Arcadia (Greece)

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