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The Sunken City - Ancient Epidaurus

| Kalymnios Beach, Epidavros 21059, Greece
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Remnants of the ancient city

Amazing ruins of the ancient city located nearby beach. Well accessible, just several meters from... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2018
Aleksandra P
via mobile
nothing special

I saw the place on TripAdvisor so me and my family decided to go there snorkeling while we were... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
Kamila S
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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“sea urchins” (3 reviews)
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| Kalymnios Beach, Epidavros 21059, Greece
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Amazing ruins of the ancient city located nearby beach. Well accessible, just several meters from the beach, at 1-3 meters of depth. You can see remnants of walls, cobbled streets, etc. If you anchor with a yacht, the place is located in between 6 big...More

Thank Aleksandra P
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

I saw the place on TripAdvisor so me and my family decided to go there snorkeling while we were based not that far away (Nafplio) and had access to car. It's a wild beach. There were loads or spiky sea urchins and the water was...More

1  Thank Kamila S
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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

We had heard about this place, and really wanted to visit it but were only staying nearby for one night. But we decided that we would get up,early the day we were leaving, walk the 400m from our campsite and try and find it. The...More

2  Thank rivbom
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Using google maps this place is quite easy to find. You park near a taverna, turn left and walk for 150m. All you need is a snorkle and proper footwear (fins) because of the sea urchins! easy to find and to swimm/snorkle around the ruins...More

Thank Psihe
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Lots of families swim and play on the beach by the Sunken City. We reached this popular spot by walking the shoreline, but a narrow lane leads straight to it from Nikolaou Pitidi road. Plenty of lounge chairs dot the sand, and a short jetty...More

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

This is definitely worth a visit. All you need are swimming goggles and shoes, although a snorkel tube is useful. Our children were amazed, and the youngest (7) had no trouble swimming around the area. The water was very clear and full of little fish....More

Thank Helen G
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

It's a hidden little spot , with absolutely clear and amazing water . You must bring your swimming goggles and your snorkel for a little snorkeling around the sunken city . There you can see amazing colorful little fishes , the old walls and Amphore...More

1  Thank Speckmaus
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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Intetesting to see ancient ruins under water so close to shore. The stone structure of the building is clearly visible. Sufficient stones remain to give a good impression of the size and shape. The water is warm and crystal clear. You can see the structure...More

Thank Sotiris V
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

A calm place to swim, protected from the winds. The view over the city is interesting. simple snorkeling will do (do need any special equipment)

Thank GiorgosPap1966
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place, and quite unusual snorkelling experience ! Beware of urchins though. The beach isn't great, that's the only thing

Thank Henri G
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