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In the Prefecture of Kavala, near the estuary of Strymonas River, you will find Amfipolis with its impressive archaeological site and Archaeological Museum (tel. 23220 32472). The two fortification enceintes of the town, as well as the renowned Lion of Amfipolis, an imposing stone tomb dating back to the 4th century B.C., are worth a visit. In Palaiochori, you can admire the impressive towering castle “Vranokastro” and the remains of the monastery dedicated to Aghios Georgios Diasoritis.

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