Archaeological Museum of Arta

Archaeological Museum of Arta

The Archaeological Museum of Arta was built at “Trigono” location next to the legendary bridge of Arta and its opening took place on autumn, 2009. The regular exhibition is mostly referred to Ambracia, the ancient city that is buried underneath Arta, and includes...
Symbols of faith in Arta

Symbols of faith in Arta

Parigoritissa This monastery of Arta dominates,  as its imposing, on the western slope of the Peranthis hill. It was founded in 1285 by Nikiforos A Komninos Doukas. It was built in two phases: a) At first, a smaller temple was built by Despot Michael II and his wife...
A natural masterpiece!

A natural masterpiece!

The National Park Tzoymerkon, Peristeri and Ravine Arachthos is a open land region roughly 900 km that geographically unfolds in the mountainous regions, the prefectures Ioanninon, Arta and Trikalas (Central department of mountain range of Pindos). In his limits it...

The legendary, stoned bridge of Arta

The legendary bridge of Arta, a landmark of the city, took its final form in 1612. However, the foundations of the bridge show that there was a bridge in this position from the classical or Hellenistic times. The last addition was in the times of the Ottoman...
Cultural heritage of Arta

Cultural heritage of Arta

Amvrakia Wall Amvrakia included a strong fortification enclosure of exceptionally elaborate construction. Its sections are now visible at the north end of the hill of the Metropolis and the Byzantine castle, near the church of St. Mark, Saint Theodoros and the...