Messinia Archaeological Sites
Chora (12 km.): King Nestor’s palace, situated in Pylos, is one of the most impressive preserved Mycenaean mansions, estimated to have been built in the 13th century B.C. Findings from Ancient Pylos are kept in the Museum, also situated in Chora, approximately 2 kilometers from the Palace- a place worth visiting.
Contact details: Tel. 27630.31.357
Open Daily (except Mondays) 8.30-15.00
Οlympia: After traveling for about an hour and a half you arrive at Ancient Olympia, one of the most important places of archaeological interest in the world. This is the birth place of the Olympic Games in 776 B.C.
Ancient Messini / Ithomi: Ancient Messini is an important, well preserved ancient city, protected as it were by Ithomi which serves as a natural wall.
More info: www.discovermessinia.gr