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Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
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Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Greece
Description:
Many civilizations have inhabited this small Aegean island, near Asia Minor, since the 3rd millennium B.C. The remains of Pythagoreion, an ancient fortified port with Greek and Roman monuments and a spectacular tunnel-aqueduct, as well as the Heraion, temple of the Samian Hera, can still be seen.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.