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Poros - Archaeological Museum of Poros Archaeological Museum of Poros
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Poros - Monastery of Zoodohos Pigi Monastery of Zoodohos Pigi
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Poros - Russian Naval Station Russian Naval Station
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Poros - Beaches of Poros Beaches of Poros
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Poros - Sanctuary of Poseidon Sanctuary of Poseidon
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Population: 3.993
Description: Poros is located close to Athens, just 58 km from the port of Piraeus, and consists of two islands, Sferia, which is of volcanic origin, and Kalavria, the largest piece on the north. The two parts are connected by a bridge. There is evidence that the island has been inhabited since the Bronze Age, while the Kalavria there was a place of worship of the god Poseidon. During the period of the Ottoman Empire in Poros was the naval base of the Russian Navy, which had warehouses and used the island as a supply base.

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