All 7 Gythio Sightseeing
Here are all the Gythio sightseeing that we suggest. Have a look on various attractions that you can see during your visit in Gythio, such as churches, monasteries, museums, castles and other sights.
All sightseeing in Gythio
The Archaeological museum of Gythio is currently placed in old building of Parthenagogeio. Some of its main exhibits are graven inscriptions belonging to the archaic period, ceramic statues from the Roman age and other findings that show the commercial power of Gythio in the ancient times.
The small church of Agia Varvara stands right on the beach. Made of stone in the Medieval times, this small church seems rather abandoned today.
The most famous church in Gythio is Agios Petros, right in front of the harbour, on the islet Kranae. This island is connected to the mainland by a narrow pathway.
The Tower of Tzanetakis in Gythio is a characteristic example of the towers of Mani. This impressive and well-preserved construction is actually placed in the centre of Kranae islet.
The Historical and Ethnological Museum of Mani is housed in Tzanetakis Tower on Kranae islet and its items inform us on the long history and tradition of Mani. The tower has three floors and the first one hosts the observations of some Western travelers on Mani.
The historical lighthouse of Gythio is located at the edge of Kranae islet, which is connected to the mainland through a pathway.
Located on a hill above the town, the ancient theatre of Gythio was originally built in the Roman times. In summer, it hosts many cultural events and festivals.
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