its Historic Clock is imposing
from the distance on the
top of the hill, among
prickly pears and pine trees.
built in 1927, it is visible
from every part and it is the
of the town.
is the island of peace, romance and jauntiness.
It is overgrown
with pine trees
which reach the rugged shores
or the sandy
beaches. The residents of Poros are like all islands, spontaneous,
decent and hospitable.
houses by the sea are big
and neoclassical in contrast to
the simple two - floored houses in Brinia, Mylos,
Pounta and Kasteli.
the center of town you can find the archaeological
the library, reception rooms, and on the beach there's an open
There are many little taverns
among the pictures - due backstreets of Poros.
pier, the visitor sees plenty of cafeterias, restaurants,
tourist shops, many bars
and discos with foreign and
the outskirts of the town in Northwest there are the Military
Navy facilities, the Progymnastirio,
the first residence of Othon. That is where
today the pretraining of the sailors takes place. After the
Progymnastirio, a small canal separates Spheria
from Kalavria. After Sinikismos (Settlement)
the visitors follow the footpath that continues along passing
a wonderful area full of pine trees.
picturesque church dedicated
to Virgin Maria, the trees and the running
water give to this place
an exceptional beauty.
Moreover the visitors can
enjoy the wonderful view
that the nature offers.
Another picturesque church
the visitors will meet until they
finally arrive to Palatia
where the Ancient Temple
of Posidonas exists.
After the canal bridge there is
which was first inhabited by
On the left, towards the West,
there is Perlia.
The road continues along the beach passing through Neorio,
the love port, and the Russian Dockyard with the
little island Daskalio.
the right of kanali the road,
in the east part, leads to Askeli
and branches off
towards the "Zoodochou Pigi" Monastery
and in the north part, towards
the Temple of Posidon and
Vagionia. Furthermore, passing through 'Agios
and "Prophitis Elias", we come back through the Sinikismos
to the canal.
Today Poros with its
traditional local color, its picturesque,
life and modern facilities is the ideal