Cultural Facilities

Botanical garden of Hippocrates

The Botanical garden is located in the entrance of the city of Skala. It is a specially formed garden of four acres where trees and bushes which Hippocrates used for medical treatments are grown. A great variety of fennel, marjoram, laurel, myrtle, cedar, sage and mint were grown at first but many other kinds of plants have been added gradually.

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The Epidaurian Theatre

The Epidaurian Theatre is on the hill of Prophet Elias in Vlachiotis which was completed in 2003. It is a “gem” of unique aesthetic and capacity of 1250 spectators with a panoramic view of the Laconian valley. Many cultural events are held in the open air theatre every summer.

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Markopouleio Amphitheatre in Krokees

The Markopouleio amphitheater built by Krokeatis stone. Specifically, the paved runway, the star at the center of the stage and the bleachers. A small part manufactured by different stone. Opposite, stands the Taygetos, proud and haughty, where the position we are in, it seems like the human hand has worked.

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