The Archaeological Museum of Messinia is located in the heart of the historic center of Kalamata where there was the old City Market in the past. After the devastating earthquake of 1986, the Market building was demolished because of the severe damage.
The most important exhibits in the Archaeological Museum of Messinia are a gold signet ring of the 16th century B.C. from a domed tomb in region Ellinika, figurines and gold jewelry from a chamber tomb in the same area, a figurine of hippocampus from the Sanctuary of Poseidon at Akovitika and funerary stele from the Sanctuary of Pamisos at the village Agios Floros.
Ancient Messini Ancient Messini is located 30 km away from Kalamata, in the western…more
Thouria Ancient Thouria was the most important city in western Messinia. The…more
Temple of Apollo The temple of Epicurean Apollo in Bassae of Figaleia…more
Folklore Museum of Kalamata The Folklore Museum of Kalamata is housed in the Mansion…more
Glyfada Glyfada (or Vlychada) Cave of Diros is one of the finest…more
Mourtzinos Tower In Old Kardamili dominates the Tower of Mourtzinos, who belonged to the…more