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Castle Potidea

Castle Potidea

Chalkidiki, GreeceWhat keeps the castle wall Potidea is 1,200 m long, whose ends are extended in the Gulf and Gulf Toroneos Thermaic, stopping in the right arising from the high towers.

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Cave Petralona

Cave Petralona

Chalkidiki, GreeceLocated about 78 km northwest of Neos Marmaras, Petralona cave - where the skull was found the oldest specimen of Homo sapiens on the European continent, Archanthropus petraloniensis europaeus, is one of the most visited tourist attractions of the peninsula of Halkidiki.

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Mount Athos

Mount Athos

Chalkidiki, GreeceMount Athos is situated on the eastern arm of Chalkidiki, Athos arm. It is the only place in Greece devoted entirely to prayer and praise God. Therefore, Mount Athos is called "Holy Mountain".

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Channel Potidea

Channel Potidea

Chalkidiki, GreecePotidea Canal (64 km from Neos Marmaras) from the territory of Kassandra, linking the Gulf and the Gulf Toroneos Thermaic.

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Byzantine Tower of Ouranopolis

Byzantine Tower Of Ouranopolis

Chalkidiki, GreeceThe main landmark is the tower Ouranopolis Byzantine most impressive monumental structure in Halkidiki, built in the XIV century monastery Vatopedi effort.

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Halkidiki center

Halkidiki Center

 0.0 km de HalkidikiHalkidiki is located in northern Greece, Macedonia, and is composed of three arms - Kassandra, Sithonia and Mount Athos. With a coastline that stretches over a distance of 522 km, of which both beaches vary in size as well as forms, the long fine sandy beaches (46 of them are awarded with the Blue Flag), small beaches to picturesque bays, small ports, fishermen's traditional villages. The most beautiful area in northern Greece, the peninsula has always maintained the same charm. Forests, beaches with fine sand, hidden golfuletele, picturesque historic towns and small villages are the delight of tourists. The peninsula is composed of three strips of land that fall into the Aegean Sea. Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos. The first two are the most developed. Athos, files east, is famous for the twenty monasteries scattered across them. Yacht excursions along the coast offers the most original picture. But Chalkidiki offers more than sun, sea and beach. Chalkidiki is full of entertainment, festivals and cultural events. There are 20 archaeological sites, historical sites such as Stagira (where Aristotle was born) and the caves of Petralona which were inhabited about 700.000 years ago.

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The Lako Shrine

The Lako Shrine

Chalkidiki, GreeceThe Lacu Shrine is also known as the Holy Martyr Dimitrie Shrine. It is located in the central part of the Peninsula, between the Amalfino Tower and the Saint Paul Monastery. The hermitage is inhabited by Romanian monks and belongs to St. Paul's Monastery.

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Prodrom Shrine

Prodrom Shrine

Chalkidiki, GreeceProdromul Shrine is a Romanian settlement on Mount Athos. The Prodromul Shrine (that is, the Forerunner) was founded between 1852-1866 by Hieronymus Nifon Ionescu and his apprentice, the Hieronymite Nectarie. It is dedicated to Saint John the Baptist and is in the territory of Lavra Monastery.

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Athos mountain

Athos Mountain

Chalkidiki, GreeceMount Athos or Holy Mountain has a length of 60km and a Latin of 12 and 18 km. The altitude of the Athon peak is 2030 meters. Until the coming of the Virgin Mary, the Holy Mountain was in the darkness of idol worship. At the top of Athon is the Apollo idol made of gold with a huge height.

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Poseidon Temple

Poseidon Temple

Chalkidiki, GreeceThe temple was built in the VI century in the year 444 on the ruins of an older building, from 490 and erected by the locals to honor the god of the seas and the waters. It is located at the top of Cape Sounion (Akra Sounion) and rises over 60 m from the Aegean Sea.

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