This is a pedestrianized street downtown Amaliada!
Amaliada is a town in Ilia prefecture (at northwest), West Peloponnese, Greece.
It is a part of Ilida municipality, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.
As of 2001, the municipal unit has 32,090 inhabitants, of whom 18,261 live in the town of Amaliada.
Amaliada is near the archaeological site of Ancient Ilida.
The town is situated just 6 km away from the Ionian Sea.
It is 16 km northwest of Pyrgos (the capital town of Ilia prefecture) and 60 km southwest of Patras (the biggest city of Peloponnese and one of the biggest in Greece).
Amaliada was named after Queen Amalia of Greece in the 1830s, and formed by merging two communes, Kalitsa and Dervitselepi.
It features a city square with beautiful pine trees and a fountain.
Most of the streets are in grid order running almost due north, south, east, and west. On the east side, Amaliada has a public sports stadium (mainly used for soccer).
The hospital and the monastery of Fragkavilla are in the southeast.
Amaliada has a train station on the line from Patras to Pyrgos.
A street in Amaliada's west side is named “Hiroshima” in memory of the victims of the destruction of Hiroshima at the end of World War II.
Kourouta and Palouki are the beaches of Amaliada, about 6 km southwest of the town centre.
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