Ancient Corinth

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Ancient Corinth A few words about Ancient Corinth history

Ancient Corinth, according to the most authoritative excavations, it has been inhabited since 5000 BC.

First name of the city was “Ephyra”, from the name of the ocean, which was the first mythical Queen of Corinth.The name is indicative of the site where Ancient Corinth, from where everything ‘specific for’ (=sees).

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Peloponnese Information about Peloponnese

The Peloponnese is one of the most historic areas of Greece. Includes the prefectures: Argolida, Arkadia, Achaia, Ilia, Korinthia, Lakonia and Messinia.

The Greek revolution of 1821 started from the Peloponnese, on 21 March from Kalavryta, shortly before the official start of the Friendly company.

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Useful telephones

  • In case of emergency
    First Aid: 166
    Ambulance: 27410 27411
    Police: 100
    Fire service: 199
  • Transportation
    Bus service: 27410 25643
    Urban train: 1110
    Taxi: 27410 31464 / 27410 73000
  • Tourist information
    Museum of Ancient Corinth: 27410 31207
    Museum Hours: Monday to Sunday 08:00a.m. to 17:00p.m.
    Corinthian online guide