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Poulithra is a picturesque seaside village, 9 km. Southeast of Leonidio, the capital of Kynouria in Arcadia, and south of Plaka.

It combines harmonically mountain and sea, 2 km. From the beach and enhanced by the presence of the beautiful natural environment that surrounds the area.

According to the 2001 census, Poulithra – home of poet Ourani – has 598 inhabitants, the main occupation of which are agriculture, fisheries, livestock and tourism.

The village is famous for its picturesque houses that have kept their traditional character and architecture of the mansions is the so called “kynouriki”. It consists of two districts, one of which is an attraction in the summer period as testator pebbled beach.

It is necessary to mention the picturesque harbor with views of the surroundings. In Poulithra is the ancient city Polichni, often referred to by the historian Polybius.

The acropolis of the ancient city on the hill that stands beside the port of the village.Moreover, traces of ancient civilization are evident thanks to the ancient castle and the Byzantine walls that surround it.



Poulithra, Arcadia

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