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Historic Dimitsana, also known as the Lady of the Peloponnese, was the country's largest barracks during the Greek Revolution.

and was the birthplace of historical persons.
Known already in the tenth century, built on the ancient Teethida, a preserved settlement, it spreads amphitheatrically on two opposite hills above the Lucius River Gorge at an elevation of about 1000 meters.
During the Turkish occupation, Dimitsana played an important role with the "secret school" and the "Dimitsitian gunpowder" made in 14 gunpowder mills. It is the home of Patriarch Gregory VI of Ethnikos Martyrs, whose statue dominates the central square of the village and the Metropolitan of Old Patriots Germanos. There are pictures, sacred vessels, vases, etc. The Dimitsana Museum housed in the Library features textiles, looms, folk art and archaeological collections.

In the wider area of ​​interest are the old and new Philosopher's Monastery. Known also as a "secret school", which after the Turkish occupation became a Dimitsana School of Design, it hangs almost above Lucius River and is dedicated to Theotokos. There you will also find the Prodromos Monastery, which is located inside the Lousios gorge, literally hanging on a cliff.

At 3 km from Dimitsana we also meet the monastery of Aymialon where it is also located in the gorge. Just outside Dimitsana in Kefalari, Ai, is the Open Water Museum.
It was founded in 1997 with the restoration of abandoned pre-industrial plants based on hydromotor.



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