ἄνθρωπος μέτρον-Ánthrōpos métron. "Man [is] the measure [of all things]“
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Ancient Oracle of Dodona (2000 BC)
The theater of Dodona (2000 BC) is one of the largest and best preserved ancient Greek theater, which seats about 18,000 people. An integral part of the sanctuary of Dodona and the visitor who arrived from the south, was the most visible monument, which dominated the space with curved surfaces and towering retaining walls.LOCATE ON THE MAP »
The island of Pamvotis Lake - Ioannina
The island in the Pamvotida lake is an inseparable part of the history of Ioannina: it is related with the history and the death of Ali Pasha. Today the island is inhabited, which is seldom phenomenon worldwide, by 100 families who are all occupied with tourism and fishing.LOCATE ON THE MAP »
Vikos “Grand Canyon of EU”
It is located 30 km northwest of Ioannina has a length of 20 km and in many parts of the depth exceeds 1,000 meters, it is one of the deepest canyon in the world. LOCATE ON THE MAP »
Bridge of Kokoris
This stone bridge with its unique arc it was first built in 1750 with money of Noutsos Kontodimos , but it had to be repaired or even built from the beginnng many times.LOCATE ON THE MAP »
Skala of Vradeto
It was manufactured in 1328 and is the most impressive cobbled road of Epirus .It is found in Central Zagori and links the villages Kapesovo and Vradeto.LOCATE ON THE MAP »
METEORA, “The Canyon of God”
In the prefecture of Trikala and within 1 hour & half by car, from Ioannina, over Kalampaka, rise the proud and majestic rocky cliffs of the Holy Meteora, filled with shell fossils and revealing a unique geological phenomenon. It is the most important monastery complex in Greece after Mount Athos.LOCATE ON THE MAP »
In these untrodden peaks of Meteora, the first hermits arrived around 1100 AD. Climbing and nesting like birds in the caves and hollows of the rocks , they isolated themselves seeking mental completeness and redemption with prayers and fasting.
The rocks are between earth and sky. Those who had the patience to count them found that they are more than one thousand.
The monastery of Kipina, just outside the village of Kalarrites, seems to be a part of the rock inside which it is built. It was constructed in 1212 in the honor of the Assumption of Virgin Mary and its name probably originates from the gardens that were cultivated by the monks beneath it. A short path leads to the wooden bridge above the 4-meter high cliff that will take you inside the monastery. The construction of the monastery is impressive as every part of the rock has been taken advantage of, while at the same time it gives off a sense of hospitality and serenity.LOCATE ON THE MAP »
Nowadays, there are no monks in the monastery and in order to visit it, you will have to take the key from the coffee house in Kipina village.
The first lake resides at an altitude of 2050m above sea level, on the mountain range of Tymfi , in Vikos–Aoos National Park. It is overlooked by the nearby peaks of Ploskos (Greek: Πλόσκος) and Astraka (Greek: Αστράκα). At 5 hours walking distance from the village of Papingo, the lake is a popular trekking destination in the Vikos–Aoos National Park.LOCATE ON THE MAP »
Environmental & Wild Life Park “Bourazani”
Bourazani Park a wild life estate of 205 ha, exist since 1916. This unique park is situated in the village Bourazani that is only 58 km away from Ioannina.LOCATE ON THE MAP »
Within the wild life Park there is direct visual contact with the wild animals (deers, Dama Dama, wild sheeps, wild boars, Capra Aegagrus Cretica and roe deers).
Wax Museum Paul Vrellis
It is located in the village Bizani on the national road Ioannina - Athens in a building built according to the standards of traditional architecture. The exhibits, made in natural size, impressive the visitor for their plasticity and expressiveness. The themes are drawn from modern history, with emphasis on pre-revolutionary period and the Second World War.LOCATE ON THE MAP »