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Kythera, the verdant island in the extreme southeast of the Peloponnese, surrounded by extensive beaches and waters transparent, it offers a suggestive hinterland full of traditional villages, castles, monasteries and churches.
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The most popular of the coast of Kythira are the beaches of Firi Ammos, Paleopoli, Kapsali, Limni, Kalamitsi, Lagada, Fourni, Platia Ammos, Vrouleas, Kombonada, Limniona, Aghios Nikolaos, Likodimos, Chalkos, Kaladi, Mpros Gialos, Piso Gialos, Platia Ammos, Aghia Pelagia, Diakofti, Avlemonas, Aghios Eleftherios, and Melidoni.
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The urban center of Chora is the capital of the island, located near a stupendous Byzantine fortress. This is followed by the coastal tourist resort of Aghia Pelagia which also owns one of the island's ports, which allows connections to the coasts of the Peloponnese in Lakonia. The main port of the island is located in the town of Diakofti. Inland you can visit the urban center of Karavas While characteristic along the coast are the localities of Kapsali, Livadi, Milopotamos e Potamos interesting for shopping in malls. Among the monuments and museums they deserve a mention The Byzantine Fortress e The Archaeological Museum, in Chora. The caves of Aghia Sofia, in Aghia Pelagia. The imposing Venetian Fortress, in Milopotamos. The construction of the old hospital in Kapsali. The Monastery of Panagia Mirtidiotissa e The Museum of Byzantine and Meta-Byzantine Art, in Livadi
To reach the island of Kythera the main connections are those by plane to the airport of Kythera. Convenient and frequent are the flights to and from Athens. Ferries and ferries are also frequent Hydrofoils from Piraeus and from Laconia in the Peloponnese.

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