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The Navarino Bay of Pylos

09.10.2016 in Arts & Culture, History, Travel

The Navarino Bay of Pylos The modern city of Pylos is located several miles from where the ancient city (which dates back to the Bronze age) used to lie. The Bay is a natural wonder and the region chock full of history. It was here that a great battle ensued in 1827 and Greece would finally move towards liberty and independence. The Navarino (Italian name for Pylos) Bay offers a protected environment for the cities on its coasts, which flourished since antiquity. It is considered to be the largest natural port of Greece, as well as one of the safest…