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PALEOPOLIS (MON REPOS)

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on 18/04/2013

The park is located in an excellent area, founded the ancient city. Owes its uniqueness to the archaeological findings and the summer residence of Mon Repos which houses part of the Archaeological Museum. The Mon Repos is a neoclassical mansion built in 1825, designed by Sir George Whitmore and served as the summer residence of the British High Commissioners and the Greek royal family. The rare garden includes about 2000 species of plants from the Mediterranean British colonies.

Apart from the Museum of Mon Repos, major attractions are the Doric temple of Kardaki the cave beneath the temple, the Heraion (Doric temple of the 7th century. BC dedicated to Hera Extreme), the post-Byzantine churches ¬ tion of the Saviour, the two-storey building Gothic form (Kolchouam residence), the dilapidated building British, colonial-storey building pace ¬ me (depot - barracks) and the Monastery of Saint Euphemia is io wom ¬ naikeio oldest monastery on the island and referred ¬ rotavirus in a document of 1478 . In the summer the park operating theater "Rena Vlachopoulou."
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