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An asient location that merits a visit

We visited this location during our journey to Limnos this summer. It is a medium size... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2017
thanassis2015
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Athens, Greece
Opened my Eye's to the Ancient History of the Island

When you walk into the Information Section at the beginning of the area, you are instantly... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2017
SchmegChez
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Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

We visited this location during our journey to Limnos this summer. It is a medium size archeological location indicating an ancient port with interesting history and some well preserved ruins. It is worthy visiting this place when you are in Limnos and spend one two...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

When you walk into the Information Section at the beginning of the area, you are instantly Overwhelmed with the Fantastic History of Poliochni! Did you know that she is the Sister City to Troy, the Bigger Sister that is! Amazing! I Soaked in the History...More

Thank SchmegChez
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Poliohni is one of the most important archaelogical places. The location is very good with great view towards the sea. Ruins from all the periods of the city give a glimpse of its history.

Thank George D
Reviewed August 7, 2017

An amazing & enlightening experience. to think this little outcrop was home to humans 360 Million years ago. The first recording of humans living in Europe in an organised community. Incredible.

Thank Phillip D
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Poliochni was a real surprise for us, we'd heard about it from others but finally got there on a day trip around the island. The oldest settlement in Europe, and contemporary with ancient Troy- it deserves to be more well-known. Being so ancient, there isn't...More

Thank kingscrossmark
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

The history of the location is phenomenal but the place is in too much ruins to appreciate it. In a small section you can see a small area where they would have had meetings which according to some of the history this is where some...More

Thank Con K
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Poliochni is an archaeological site preserving the remains of a very old city--in fact, alleged to be the first "organized" (or, maybe, fortified) city in Europe. Interpretive Signs (in Greek and English) describe four phases of development, each indicated by a color, with additional signs...More

Thank Hoosiercritic
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Poliochni is old. Really, really old. Even compared to most of the other archaeological sites in Greece. The settlement was almost a thousand years old when the Trojan War was fought. You should see it. Poliochni is a quick drive from any place you might...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited Poliochni for the second time in two years. Site amazing - layer upon layer of houses on cliff above a long and beautiful beach. You are walking on tiny pieces of pottery which have been there for centuries which in itself is mind- blowing....More

Thank Phthagan
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest towns on earth. The first to have a parliamentary/legislative chamber (vouleftirion) which was transported to other parts of Greece. An impressive and beautiful location on the coast where you feel the history that passed through the area. A necessary visit

Thank John P
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