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Explore Greece’s amazing sights through Street View at g.co/views

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HISTORICAL PLACES OF GREECE IN GOOGLE EARTH PART ONE

1. POSEIDON, LAVREOTIKI 37°39’1.61″N 24° 1’29.13″E 2. RETHYMNO FORTESS, GREECE 35°22’19.93″N 24°28’14.78″E 3. EPIDAURUS THEATRE, GREECE 37°35’44.88″N 23° 4’45.94″E 4. AIZONAI ZEUS, KUTAHYA 39°12’3.94″N 29°36’34.87″E 5. ACROPOLIS MYCENAE,ARGOS MIKINES 37°43’49.11″N 22°45’27.79″E 6. CASTLE LARISSA, ARGOS MIKINES 37°38’17.87″N 22°42’56.29″E 7. KNOSSOS, CRETE 35°17’53.88″N 25° 9’47.24″E 8. GRAND MASTER OF KNIGHTS,RHODES 36°26’45.00″N 28°13’26.38″E 9. ANCIENT CATHEDRALS, ATHENS […]

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Rhodes

Rhodes (Greek: Ρόδος) is an island in Greece, located in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population, with a populatio. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Medieval Old […]

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Patmos

Patmos (Greek, Πάτμος) is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea. One of the northernmost islands of the Dodecanese complex. Patmos is mentioned in the Bible Book of Revelation. The book’s introduction states that its author, John, was on Patmos when he was given (and recorded) a vision from Jesus. Early Christian tradition identified […]

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Kos

Kos or Cos (Greek: Κως) is a Greek island of the group of the Dodecanese. Name The name Kos (Greek: Κῶς) is first attested in the Iliad, and has been in continuous use since. Other ancient names include Meropis, Cea, and Nymphaea. History In Homer’s Iliad, a contingent from Kos fought for the Greeks in […]

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Astypalaia

Astypalaia (Greek: Αστυπάλαια). Astypalaia is part of the Kalymnos regional unit. History In Greek mythology, Astypalaia was a woman abducted by Poseidon in the form of a winged fish-tailed leopard. The island was colonized by Megara or possibly Epidaurus, and its governing system and buildings are known from numerous inscriptions. Pliny the Elder records that […]

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Tinos

Tinos (Greek: Τήνος) is a Greek island situated in the Aegean Sea. It is located in the Cyclades archipelago. In antiquity, Tinos was also known as Ophiussa (from ophis, Greek for snake) and Hydroessa (from hydor, Greek for water). Tinos is famous amongst Greeks for the Church of Panagia Evangelistria, its 80 or so windmills, […]

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Syros

Syros (Greek: Σύρος), or Siros or Syra is a Greek island in the Cyclades, in the Aegean Sea. The largest towns are Ermoupoli, Ano Syros, and Vari (el). Ermoupoli is the capital of the island and of the Cyclades. It has always been a significant port town, and during the 19th century it was even […]

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Sifnos

Sifnos (Greek: Σίφνος) is an island municipality in the Cyclades island group in Greece. The main town, near the center, known as Apollonia, is home of the island’s folklore museum and library. The town’s name is thought to come from an ancient temple of Apollo on the site of the church of Panayia Yeraniofora. History […]

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Serifos

Serifos (Greek: Σέριφος) is a Greek island municipality in the Aegean Sea, located in the western Cyclades, south of Kythnos and northwest of Sifnos. In Greek mythology, Serifos is where Danaë and her infant son Perseus washed ashore after her father Acrisius, in response to an oracle that his own grandson would kill him, set […]

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