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Katakolon - The destination 

Katakolon is a port-village on the south-western part of Greece. It is the gate by sea of famous on Ancient Olympia, birth land of the Olympic Games. It has as small port which is the main port of Pyrgos, School, restaurants, a church and a town square. Most impressive is surely the visit to the Municipal Museum of Ancient Greek Technology which holds 150 operating reconstructions of mechanisms and inventions of the ancient Greeks covering the period from 2000B.C to 100A.D.The port is also a frequent stop for cruise ships on tours of the Ionian and Mediterranean seas offering an opportunity for passengers tro visit the site of Ancient Olympia. Consequently, many fo the shops in the town centre are geared toward foreing tourists.

 

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