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Argos - Argolida (Greece)

Argos. Argos is located in an area with wine grapes, olive groves and apricot groves and is now the commercial and agricultural capital of the prefecture Argolida in Greece. The city has preserved some neoclassical buildings, the neoclassical market and the military barracks from the time of Kapoditrias. The archaeological museum at the Vas. Olga street has an interesting collection of local finds. After the destruction of Mycenae, Argos began to develop. The highlight as one of the most powerful cities in Greece was reached in the 7th century BC.

Argos is a rich agricultural town with a glorious history. With a castle dating from the 6th century, a well-preserved ancient Greek theatre, Roman ruins next to the theatre and the archaeological museum. The region is known for its beautiful coastlines, golden valleys, barren mountains and greatness of the monuments.

Argos is one of the oldest cities in Europe. The new city of Argos is built on top of the old town.

Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften Gee

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Average temperature Argos
January
10.2°C
February
105.0°C
March
12.2°C
April
15.2°C
May
19.8°C
June
24.1°C
July
26.6°C
August
26.8°C
September
23.4°C
October
19.0°C
November
14.7°C
December
11.6°C

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