Pigadia Village in Karpathos
Information About Pigadia
Pigadia Village Karpathos: Pigadia is the capital and main port of Karpathos. It gathers a population of about 2,500 inhabitants most of whom are engaged in agriculture and fishing. The settlement lies around the natural port. The town displays an important collection of traditional houses built by nobles and Greeks who came back from the US. On the left side of the entrance of the harbour dominates a rock where the ruins of the ancient acropolis of the island can be seen.
In the heart of this attractive small town, visitors will find all the public services of Karpathos as well as plenty of local shops.The narrow alleys and the beautiful houses with their red tiled roofs and balconies make Pigadia a charming place that impresses every visitor in Karpathos.
Some of the most interesting sightseeings are the Acropolis of ancient Posidio, the ruins of a paleoChristian basilica, the monumental tomb in the cave of Neptune and the small museum of the town. Long sandy beaches are stretching north of Pigadia. All kinds of accommodations can be found in Pigadia as well as various taverns, cafes and a few bars.