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Port of Katakolo

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Port of Katakolo is the main port of Pyrgo. Arround the Port are lots of typical Greek Tavern and Coffee bar where you can rest and appreciate the nice view. The port is mostly used during summer time for passanger ships on tours onthe Ionian and Mediterranean seas, offering an opportunity for passengers to visit the Ancient Olympia.

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