On a hillside overlooking the fertile plain of Arisvi lies the ruins of the ancient Aeolic Sanctuary of Klopedi. Here, at the beginning of the last century, Dimitrios Evangelides, Curator of the local Ephorate of Antiquities at that time, excavated the remains of two archaic temples. These are considered important monuments for the history of ancient architecture, as they remain unique examples of the Aeolic style in Greece. Continue reading
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Christian Basilica of Halinados
The early Christian Basilica of Halinados is only 4.5 km from Agia Paraskevi and is one of a number of ancient sites in the area. Like so many of the ancient sites on Lesvos, it is to be found along a dirt road and has almost no signs to get you there. Our map at the bottom of the page should give you a little help finding it. Continue reading
If you want information about Mytilene Castle, please visit the new page
You can find it in the “Things to do” – “Ancient Sites” section.
There is even a map showing the location of the entrance.
Roman Aqueduct – Lambou Mili
Many visitors to Lesvos are unaware that there are two remaining sections of the Roman aqueduct.
You can read more at Roman Aqueduct near Lambou Mili.
There is even a map showing you where to find it.
Roman Aqueduct at Moria
We have just added a page about the Roman Aqueduct at Moria.
This includes, information about the history of the bridge, a pretty photograph and a map to show you exactly where the aqueduct is.
Very pretty and quite amazing.