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What to See in Megisti

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WHAT IS WORTH SEEING

THE CASTLE in the port.
It was built on the ruins of ancient castle, some thousands of years old, in the 14th century by the Knights of Saint John and received its name from the red colour of the rocks .Next to the castle are the ruins of a Turkish hamam and a restored watermill.
THE LYCIAN TOMB is a church like grave built at the end of the 5th century or the beginning of the 4th century B.C.
St Constantine and Eleni church was built in 1835 of granite brought from the temple of Apollo on the opposite site of Lycia in Asia Minor.
PALAEOKASTRO 2 kilometers n.w. built in BYZANTINE times.
THE CYCLOPEAN WALLS
THE ANCIENT TOMBS.
THE MONASTERY OF ST GEORGE OF THE MOUNTAIN.
THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM.
THE BLUE CAVE, which is the most beatiful in the Mediterranean. There are stalactites and stalagmites in this extremely beautiful cave which can only be visited by boat. There are, of course, other caves.

THE ISLAND IS A NATURAL PARADISE.

As there is no real interference with nature the island and the surrounding sea is home to a number of species of the animal and vegetable worldl.

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