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Drakospito (The Dragon House)

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Address: | Ochi Mountain, Karystos, Greece
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Takes some effort to reach it through a hauntingly beautiful landscape. It is superb. Just sit there and enjoy the silence and serenity.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
MARKOS R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Takes some effort to reach it through a hauntingly beautiful landscape. It is superb. Just sit there and enjoy the silence and serenity.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

A trip worth doing with amazing monuments.Very beautiful nature and you can see all around the south evia.The Dragon house is breath taking.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

There should be sings to it, but it is still amazing to find such old structure still resisting the passage of time.

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Karystos, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

a dragon house few thausant years made before on the top off OXI mauntain ,,,exellent view ant unbelievable experience!

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Chania, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Half way the distance to the top of the mountain Ohi there is this legendary monument where shepherds used to or still keep sheep.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

We were disappointed with Euboea hot springs, but so called Drakospita or Dragon Houses were definitely worth a visit. There is some information on the Internet about it, and you can reach the place starting from various spots by foot or by car. We would recommend driving to coordinates 38.15269,24.26272 on the dirt road: easy drive, last section is a... More 

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Woking, Surrey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2014

We started our hike to see the Dragon houses from the village of Styra. It was our longest walk of the week and very enjoyable with lovely scenery.Care has to be taken on the climb up to the houses as the route is narrow,steep and very rocky.The houses are amazing. After the hike we returned to Styra and had a... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

We hiked up here on a beautiful day, other than the 100+kph winds. Amazing to see the structure in such fine shape. Leaves the mind to imagine many explanations. recognize that this is not a trivial hike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014 via mobile

Karystos is a fantastic place with so many choices for a visitor.The nature is original and the landscapes are amazing.The view from Dragon House is unique and of course man should visit also the Dimisaris Canyon

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

Great area to hike around, with lovely scenery. And you can end the day at the beach for a refreshing swin in the sea.

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