Active city with great history

The glamor of the past is uniquely combined with the incomparable beauty that surrounds the city.

The thriving commercial activity of the past in the field of raisins, contributed to the cultural and cultural development of the city while the places of religious interest deserve special mention.

Walks and attractions in Pyrgos

Archaeological Museum of Pyrgos

The Archaeological Museum of Pyrgos, by Chiller, with four different but symmetrical faces, is considered the most important preserved building of the city. The unique exhibits are framed with new technologies, leaving the visitor with the best impressions.

St. Kyriakis Church

St. Kyriaki is the oldest church of Pyrgos. It is of Gothic style and retains its characteristics even today. Inside there are hagiographies of the great Zakynthian Tamvakis.

The Eparcheion

A well-kept, green hill in the center of the city, very close to the main square, everything you need for cool walks on hot summer afternoons. Families with young children will also appreciate the playground located here.

Latsio Municipal Palace

Ornament for the large, open central square of the city, one of its most beautiful neoclassicals, houses in addition to the services of the municipality and a hall that hosts the small but interesting folklore collection. The impressive mansion began to be built in 1977 and was completed in 1985.

St. Athanasiou Church

Designed by the 19th century architect Ernesto Ziller, Saint Athanasios dominates with his large dome on one of the seven hills of the city.

Apollon Theater

Another of the interesting neoclassicals of Pyrgos, the absolutely peach building that houses the Apollon Theatre began to be constructed in 1850 and today hosts theatrical performances and other cultural events.

St. Charalambous Church

The church of Saint Charalambos was built during the Turkish occupation by the Vilaeti family. Saint Charalambos is the patron Saint of Pyrgos since according to tradition he saved the city from the plague. At the point where he stopped the epidemic was built the church of Saint Charalambos. Inside the church is kept the image of the Saint which was donated, in 1687, by the Vilaeti family which they had brought with them from Vela, Epirus.