Kalamata is located in the south of Greece and along the Nedon River at the top of the Gulf of Messenia. The history of Kalamata , which means “beautiful eyes” has a rich and interesting history. It is said that in a devastating fire that destroyed everything in a Byzantine Church, the icon of mother Mary remained unscathed with her beautiful eyes. Famous for its beaches and silk kerchiefs, Kalamata is best enjoyed in leisure. Rent a car to cruise around this quaint yet pulsating town.
Kalamata with its beautiful beaches and small islands boasts of well laid promenades along the water bodies. Ferries are available for visitors to take a tour of the small islands. Besides this the other places of interest are Benakeion Archaeological Museum. Artefacts from the Bronze Age and the Roman period are housed in it. Then there is the castle of Villehardouins above the town and the nunnery at the foot of the castle hill, famous for its hand woven silks. From the top of the Kalamata castle one can enjoy the splendid view of the scene down below. Hiring a car is good way to explore and tour around Kalamata.
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