Here is our section with things to see and do in Town Gythio. Discover 6 interesting sightseeing in Town, with detailed description, exact location on Google map, photos and reviews from visitors. You can also view more sightseeing in other locations of Gythio.
The most famous church in Gythio is Agios Petros, right in front of the harbor, on the islet Kranae. This island is connected to the mainland by a narrow pathway.
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 Archaeological Museum of Gythio is currently placed in the 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 ancient times.
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.
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 center of Kranae islet.
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