Apart from the magnificent beaches with crystal clear waters, picturesque alleys and local cuisine, Argosaronic is ideal for architecture lovers and history scholars. So let's take a look at its architecture.
Palaiochora - One Day Cruise
Paleochora or Paliachora is also known as "Mystras of Aegina" as its castle is built in the same style as that of Mystras. It was built by the locals around the 9th century AD. in order to protect them from the naval raids of the Saracen pirates.
A little flashback to the old capital
The truth about the 365 churches. The history of Paleochora is interesting and its construction activity began in ancient times. They also call the area "Mystras of Aegina". Several periods followed. The early Christian years, the Frankish rule and the Catalan Sovereignty. They followed the 1st and 2nd Venetian rule and the 1st and 2nd Turkish rule. Ever since the people of Aegina decided to go down to the port, they abandoned Paleochora.