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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos, Greece

[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos are World Heritage Sites in Greece. Pythagoreion is an ancient fortified port in Samos while Heraion of Samos is a great sanctuary in the southern region of Samos, a Greek island in the North Aegean Sea, located south of Chios and north of Patmos.

At Pythagoreion are Greek and Roman ruins, including a tunnel-aqueduct called the Tunnel of Eupalinos built in the sixth century BC. Heraion of Samos is another ancient site with gigantic free-standing Ionic temples dating to the first phase of construction in the 8th century BC.
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Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos were inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 16th session of the World Heritage Committee meeting in Santa Fe, USA, on 7 - 11 December, 1992.

Photos of Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos

Ruins of Heraion of Samos in Greece
Ruins of Heraion of Samos in Greece
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Tunnel of Eupalinos, Samos, Greece
Tunnel of Eupalinos, Samos, Greece
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World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 37 41 26.988 E 26 56 35.988 in the Prefecture of Samos, Region of the North Aegean
Inscription Year: 1992
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: I, II
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