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Destination type:

Archaeological site


Peristeria is an archaeological site located in the southwestern part of the Peloponnese peninsula, in the region of Messinia.

Peristeria is known for its ancient ruins, including remnants of a Mycenaean settlement and a tholos tomb. Mycenaean civilization was an ancient Greek civilization that flourished during the Late Bronze Age, roughly between the 15th and 12th centuries BCE. Mycenaean sites often feature impressive architectural remains, including palaces, fortifications, and tombs.

The archaeological site of Peristeria provides insight into the Mycenaean period and contributes to our understanding of ancient Greek history and culture. Visitors to Peristeria can explore the ruins and learn about the archaeology and history of the region.

While Peristeria may not be as well-known as some other archaeological sites in Greece, it offers a fascinating glimpse into the ancient past and is worth visiting for travelers interested in archaeology and history.

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