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Ancient Kalydona (Lafreaio) near Mesolongi

Ancient Kalydona (Lafreaio) near Mesolongi

Here was a highly important Aetolian sanctuary dedicated to Apollo and Artemis. It is located southwest of the site’s acropolis and was in use up to Roman times. There used to be a chryselephantine statue of Artemis in the sanctuary and a tomb for the hero Leon. Excavations where done by Greece and Denmark in the 1930s.

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Evinochori 300 14,Greece

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