F.O.L. - CULTURAL SOCIETY LONGOS "LORD BYRON"


PHOTO GALLERY

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(last update: February 2019)

 


St. Dimitrios Church

St. Dimitrios Church

Church inside

 


Epitaph

Good Friday Procession

Eastern

 


Procession ...

... of the icon ...

... of St. Dimitrios.  

House at village green

Old House at village green

One of the many wells

 


Village green

Plane tree of Gero-Moro

 


Cemetery Chapel of St. George

Coffee House at Central Place

On the beach ...

... of Longos.

Fishing boats ....

... in the summer.

LONGOS

 


And in wintertime ...

... snow at the ...

... surrounding mountains.

 


On the beach ...

... of ...

... Longos.

 


Holy Epiphany ...

... at ...

... 6th of january.

 


One coffee please ...

Longos' ...

... Cultural Centre  

Theater Performance in the 50ies

... in the 50ies

... in the 70ies

 


... in the 70ies

... in the 70ies

... end of the 90ies.

 


The Chappel of St. Constantine ...

... and St. Helen ... outside ...

... the village.

 


Oil extractor ...

... and machines in the ...

... of the old oil-mill,

 


... now the Museum ...

... of Folk Life ...

... and Folk Art.

Blossoming orange and lemon trees ...

... rich harvest of lemons ...

... and oranges.

 


Blossoming koutsoupia ...

... and old ...

... olive trees.

 


Grapes full of ...

... raisins ...

... and the ostrich.

 


Old small houses ...

... are replaced ...

... by villas.

 


Unveiling of the commemorative plaque for ...

... Greta Golfinopoulou 2018.

Bust of the doctor Vassilis Diamantopoulos

 

Photos from near surroundings:
Egio (8 km)

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Indoor market, a building of E. Ziller (1837-1923), ...

... now Archeological Museum of Egio.

Αrcheological Museum of Egio

 


Αrcheological Museum of Egio

Egio, Psila Alonia

Townhall, by the architect ...

 


... Ernst Ziller too, ...

... like the church ...

... Faneromenie.

Church of St. Andrew ...

... built by Ernst Ziller.

 


On the way to the church ...

... "Panaghia Tripiti", ...

... at the harbour.

 


"Panaghia Tripiti" in 1900 ...

... and today.

View of Egio.

 


"12 fountains" from "Williams, The yourneys of Lord Byron" (1826) ...

... and in february 2014 and ...

the Pausanias' plane tree.

"12 fountains" in September 2017

The old station ...

... of Egio

Biotope "Alyki" ...

... shelter for rare birds

Aghios Nikolaos  

Photos from near surroundings:
Patras and surrounding (32 km)

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The bridge Charilaos Trikoupi connects ...

... Rio at the Peloponnese ...

... with Antirrio.

 


2883 m long with 4 ...

... pylons up to 164 m high ...

... the brigde was inaugurated on August 7/8, 2004 ...

 


... just a week before opening the Summer Olympics in Athens.

Antirrio

Rio fortress with the chapel ...

... of the Life-giving-Spring.

Antirrio fortress

The Archaeological Museum ...

... in Patras.

 


Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum

 


The wine cellar Achaia Clauss, ...

... foundet in 1861 by Gustav Clauss,...

... ist the oldest wine cellar ...

... in Greece.

The Apollon-Theatre, a building of E. Ziller, ...

... and the harbour of Patras.  

St. Andrew ...

... built in 1908 ...

... is the biggest church on the Balkans.

 

Photos from near surroundings:
monsateries

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Monastery ...

... Pepelenitza ...

... in the mountains of Egio.

View from St. John`s monastery

Monastery ...

... Panaghia Eleousis ...

... Monastery Panaghia Eleousis.

Monastery St. Athanasios near Filia

Monastery St. Triada near Akrata

Monastery St. Lavra near Kalavryta

Monastery St. Lavra, historical church

Monastery Chrispodaritissa near Kalanistra - Kalanos  

Monastery Mega Spilaio

Monastery Mega Spilaio

Monastery Mega Spilaio

 


Monastery Mega Spilaio ...

... about 1934.

Monastery Mega Spilaio

 


Monastery Panaghia Makelaria near Lapanagoi/Kalavryta

Monastery Taxiarchon near Melissia

Photos from near surroundings:
Trips within the prefecture of Achaia

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From Diakofto (18 km) the ...

... rack railway ...

goes ...

 


into the mountains ...

to Kalavryta.

Memorial victims of the Holocaust 13.12.1943.  

Memorial victims of the Holocaust 13.12.1943

Kalavryta

Photos from near surroundings:
Trips in Peloponnese

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The first by Ernst Ziller (1837-1923) in greece ...

...bulilt church (Aghia Marina, 1884-88)...

... in Velo - prefecture of Corinth.

Nauplio

Nauplio

Nauplio

 

Photos from near surroundings:
Trips to Rumeli

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Mesolonghi - the house of Kosti Palama ...

... and the house of ...

... Harilaos Trikoupi, the both ...

 


... great sons of Mesolonghi.

Mesolonghi, Tourlida

fishermen´s hut

The former yacht of Onassis

Old Town Hall - today art gallery

Episode of the siege of Missolonghi - François-Émile de Lansac

Lord Byron

Lord Byron

Salt from Mesolonghi

Nafpaktos, ...

... the ancient Lepanto, ...

... with the castle ...

 


... and the historical Port ...

... of Nafpaktos at ...

 


... the beginning of ...

... the Gulf of Corinth.

Nafpaktos:The statue of Giorgos Anemogiannis

 


Galaxidi, the ancient Oiantheia, ...

... belongs to the ...

... municipality of Delfi.

 


Galaxidi: Church of St Nicholas

Monastery of Prophet Elias ...

... in the mountains ...

... near Delfi.

Monastery of Prophet Elias

Monastery of Prophet Elias

Monastery of Prophet Elias

 


Monastery ...

... Hosios Loukas ...

... UNESCO World Heritage Site,  

...20 km southwest ...

... of Delphi.

Hosios Loukas

 


Distomo Memorial ...

... 9 km southeast of Arachova.

Distomo massacre on 10 June 1944.

Photos from near surroundings:
Archaeological Sites

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Ancient Corinth ...

... a 100 km away ...

... of Longos.

 


Akrokorinthos, the castle ...

... above ...

... Ancient Corinth.

 


The Diolkos in Possidonia,a paved trackway to move

boats overland across the Isthmus.

The Corinth Canal

 


Ancient Nemea with ...

... the Temple ...

... of Zeus.

 


The "hidden entrance" (dated 320 BC) leads ...

... to the stadium and is the ...

... oldest arch in greek architecture.

 


The acropolis, or high city of Mycenae (130 km)

The Lion Gate at Mycenae

Mycenae: ancient shaft graves ...

 


... and the "Treasure of Atreus" at Mycenae.

Anc. Tyrins, the sister-city ...

... of Mycenae ...

 


... and as third: The Acropolis of Midea.

Mycenean Cemetery of Dendra

The "Pyramid" at Helleniko, the only one pyramid in Greece.

 


Epidaurus (160 km) ...

Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus

Epidaurus

 


Even today ...

... there are ...

... performances.

 


Mycenaean Bridge (at rhe road Nauplio-Epidaurus)

Argive Heraion

Theatre Argos

 


Ancient Olympia ...

Olympia: Temple of Zeus

The Olympia stadium

 


Ancient Olympia ...

Entrance of the stadium

Olympia: Archaeological Museum, The cup of Phidias

Delphi: The Tholos at the sanctuary of Athena Pronaia

Delphi: The Treasury of Athens

Delphi: The Temple of Apollo

 


Delphi Archaeological Museum: The Sphinx of Naxos

Delphi Archaeological Museum: The Charioteer

Delphi Archaeological Museum: Kleobis and Biton

 


Delphi Archaeological Museum: "omphalos" (navel) of the earth

Museum Delphi: model of the Sanctuary of Apollon

Delphi

 


 


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