Photographer's Note

boats in the port .

Agios Konstantinos village.

In endless olive groves that touch the blue sea, in the space where once it existed the famous harbour of Fwkaion and Epiknimidion Lokron, is found the beautiful Municipality of Agios Konstantinos. In his graphic harbour, the boats come and go that transport the visitor in the North Evia and Sporades.

The current town of Ag. Konstantinos, is built in the place where was found at the ancient times the Dafnountas, last western city of country of Opountion Lokron. The city was protected from long walls - ruins of that are saved in the place "Isomata" - and was the most important harbour of region. In the period of Ottoman domination they began to be created round the ruins of ancient city various settlements. More important than this settlements was: the Vorlovou, the Eulogias and the Neochoriou.

In 1832, was discovered in excavations the Byzantine icon of Saints Konstantinos and Helen, in the place "Grados". It was there that became the relocation of residents of above settlements, the current Ag. Konstantinos.

In 1894, after the big earthquakes that affected the region, Ag. Konstantinos was destroyed and a lot of houses were sunk in the sea. In the frames of reconstruction that followed, became then a amazing layout of the city that organized for spaces of green and rows of trees in all the length of central coastal area. From 1960 that was manufactured the national road Athens of - Thessalonica, Ag. Konstantinos was evolved in one of the richest large villages of Greece. From then, thousands tourists visits the Ag. Konstantinos at the summer period. The graphic square of Ag. Nikolaou with the outdoor theatre and age-old plane, aquatic region of "Vromolimnis", the old church of Ag. Konstantinos with Byzantine mosaics, the Ag. Taxiarchis of Agnantis and the resort of Logou (for swimming and fishing) constitute mainer sightseeing this region.

The visitor can taste fresh fish and local meet in the taverns and the restaurants of region and enjoy his coffee or his drink in cafe bar.

carper, bema, paololg, vasilpro, Longroute, belido has marked this note useful

Photo Information
Viewed: 2232
Points: 30
  • None
Additional Photos by Costantino Topas (COSTANTINO) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8465 W: 23 N: 15255] (95487)
View More Pictures