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Kallithea, Kassandra, Chalkidiki (Halkidiki), Greece

Kallithea



Kallithea, which means ‘nice view', was founded in 1922 by refugees from Minor Asia. They came on the site of the sanctuary of Ammon Zeus where the view is magnificent.

Kallithea is also known as Maltepe because the people who moved there came from Maltepe of Propontida.

In Kallithea live around 450 inhabitants and it is the most cosmopolitan place of Kassandra (first finger) with a wide range of accommodation to stay and many luxury resorts. It is 94 km from Thessaloniki and 51 km from Poligiros.

Kallithea is famous for the wonderful beaches, bars and nightlife. Also you can see archeological findings such as the sanctuary of Ammon Zeus, of which parts of the temple and the area of the altar have been excavated. The altar of Ammon Zeus was established in the 5th century B.C., while the temple was built during the 4th century
B.C. Another important sight is the sanctuary of Dionysus and the Nymphs, of which a stone staircase carved into a rock and a cave under it, have been brought to light.


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