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Nirikos
Nirikos

The ancient town of Lefkada -one of the most important archaeological sites of the island, a fine example of the ancient, Greek civilization- was called Nirikos and is located 2 km. east of the centre of the modern town, in Kalligoni area. The whole area has been declared an archaeological site, as the city extended to the areas of Kalligoni, Tsechlimpou, Karyotes and Lygia.

In the archaeological site today you can see the ruins of the town of Ancient Lefkada, which date from the Archaic to Roman times, the cemeteries of the ancient town (two in number) as well as individual sites and building remains, like farmhouses, port installations, tombs, etc.

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