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Pythagorio the island of Pythagoras! (Video)

Pythagorio is a village of Samos in Greece, located in the southeastern part of the island! The population according to the 2011 census is 1,272 residents.The name of the settlement until 1955 was Pan (Tigani in Greek language), so renamed Pythagorio from the International Organization of Pythagoreans in honor of the great philosopher Pythagoras who came from Samos.

Samos is famous for celebrities provided in Greek history, such as Pythagoras. The philosopher Epicurus, the astronomer Aristarchus allegedly planned the first heliocentric map and others. Pythagorio is a lovely cosmopolitan coastal town, particularly in the summer.

In place of the Pythagorean antiquity it was the ancient city of Samos. The port of current settlement coincides with the port of the ancient city. Herodotus describes it as one of the wonders of the island and is considered the oldest artificial port in the Mediterranean.

The ruins of the Greek Roman monuments and the impressive “Tunnel or Aqueduct of Eupalinos” along with the Heraion of Samos, was declared World Heritage by UNESCO. In the video you can see first the ancient walls of the city make by the tyrant Polycrates 6 century Β.C.
The walls was long about 6500 meters and the ancient watchtower the only one that survived. Samos has 3000 years of great history. The statue of Pythagoras in the port.

The old Byzantine castle, that was strengthened during the Revolution of 1821. The tower of the Chief of revolution Lykourgos Logothetis, and next to the Church of the Transfiguration who built the 1831 Logothetis and other leaders of the island, fulfilling a vow made after decisively winning the battle of Mycale against Ottomans in August 1824.

Next to the church of the Transfiguration is the Early Christian Church Basilica of the Castle (6th century). After we visit the Virgin Madona Monastery Spiliani is built inside a cave, a few kilometers northwest of Pythagorean. After we visit the long beach of Pythagorio.
There you can see at some point and the baths of Cleopatra the Queen of Egypt then the island was resort for Roman officials and choose a holiday destination Antony and Cleopatra. This video is dedicated to the people from all around the world who visite and love this island of Samos and Pythagorion!! I would like to thank everyone who helped for this Aerial video!!!
The music is Michalis Nicoloudis-Armenistis.

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Source: YouTube

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