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or caterpillar....

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Bridge of Plakida or Monks (1814 - three-arched): The bridge is located across from the village of Kipoi.The crossing surface of the rhythmic movement, as it follows three arcs.

It gives a light elegance in massive construction. This is supported and jagged ledges. Descriptive term 'caterpillar in motion "that has been given. The bridge was part of the Cocoon, which communicated with stone "staircase". Next to the bridge was old and mill.
Originally wooden, having sponsored the Zotos Roussi, who spent 8,000 piastres for its construction. The conversion of a stone due to sponsorship 20,000 piasters by the abbot of the Monastery Garden (Prophet Elias), the Seraphim. That's why he took the "Monks' name. The other name, that Plakidas, began to be used after 1865, when it was repaired by Koukoulioti Plakidas Alexis and his brother Andrew. There is even a relevant sign for repair.

The bridge served mainly the Koukoulioti to go goats to "heads of Bikainas" and bring wood from the "petourna". Also the inhabitants of the villages opposite to come to grind at the mill.

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