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Chalkida Points of interest

The Effect of Tidal Strait of Euripus in Chalcis
Halkida Beach: The City Hall, House with statues, The Red House ( operating as Hestia Knowledge, which organizes every year for high school students scientific and teaching activities in the field of Mathematics, Astronomy - Astrophysics and Information.

A
rchaeological Museum of Chalkis

Its collections include artifacts from the excavations of the boat, Manika, the Tharrounia, classical and Hellenistic times, coins from different periods throughout the island, funerary and votive sculpted from the archaic to the Roman period and inscriptions from archaeological research across the island.

Central Public Library
Cultural center - Art Workshop
• The Historical Archive of the Kriezotis Manor house
• Tower siren (remnant of the medieval fortifications of the city)
• The Court house
Mosque Emir Zade and marble fountain of the same era
• House Street Children and the House of the Venetian Baili Halkida
Early Christian Basilica of Agia Paraskevi and Aghios Nikolaos
Folklore Museum housed in the only remnant of the famous city wall
Karababa Castle (Kanithou): located on the hill of the ancient city of Kanithou and built by the Turks in 1684, it was delivered to the Greek state after the release from the Turkish occupation. The architecture is of European style. It is maintained in good condition and has the church of the Prophet Elijah in its interior space.
• John Skarimbas Tomb, located outside the

Fortress of Karababa

Roman palaistra at Chalkis

Avlideiou Temple of Artemis. Today preserved Roman phase of construction of the temple and the mosque, the researchers identified with the church , where he served Iphigenia in - Pausanias - as the first priestess after rescue by the ritual knife - father Agamemnon , the goddess herself .

The Wine Museum Tzivanis - Ritsona

The phenomenon of Euripus

It is about six hours by switching the direction of the waters in the Strait of Euripus. It is based on the pull of the Moon and the Sun to Earth. The study has been addressed by Aristotle and Eratosthenes, to contemporary Greek and foreign scientists. Final interpretation has been given by Professor Dimitris Eginitis , during which the phenomenon is due to the very narrow point of the channel ( 40 meters long ) to the difference in water level between North and South Coast , combined with the effects of the attraction that the moon and the sun in earth.

 

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