Tag: Drama attractions

The impressive cave of Aggitis in Drama counts 30,000 years of life

Greece is home to a multitude of caves, each unique in terms of size, geomorphology, and age. While some are accessible to the public, others remain unexplored. Each cave holds its own historical significance and unique appeal. Among these is the Aggitis Cave of the Eastern Macedonia in area of Drama city, a gem not only for the region but for all of Greece. This cave is remarkable not just for its impressive age of 30,000 years, but also for being the largest river cave in the country. It’s certainly ...

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Fort Lisse: The pride of the “Metaxas Defense Line” that did not fall from the Nazi forces

Fort Lisse and its unique history. In the distant era of World War II, the period of the German invasion, when the Greek Army fought bravely against the German and Bulgarian divisions, some of the fiercest and most difficult battles were fought at the fortress of Lisse, from 6 to 9 April 1941. The fort withstood persistent and all-out attacks, but finally surrendered on April 10, 1941, after the capitulation of Greece. Thus, many Greek divisions were forced to withdraw in an orderly manner and with their weapons, with the ...

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