The old mountainous village of Mesagros is located 9 Km northeast of the town of Aegina. It is famous for its ceramic pottery. There are many talented potters here known all over Greece for their traditional pottery.
Mesagros is a wonderful village to visit while in Aegina, and has some wonderful views over the island and the temple of Aphaia Athina. It is a very relaxing place, where visitors can enjoy some very peaceful and interesting moments.The village itself is very pretty, and throughout the year, the flourishing flora and fauna give the village a unique selection of beautiful colours and aromas.
The house of Rodakis is a must see when visiting the village. This house is a prime example of the architecture of 1880s, and is preserved in very good condition. It represents the old world architecture that Greece was famous for at one time. At the old center of Mesagros, you will come across the old church of Politissa, which was the parish of the village.
The modern day parish church is that of Agios Konstantinos, where a big celebration is held on the 21st of May each year, with festivities that you are all welcome to attend.The geographic position of the village, close to the temple of Aphea Athena, has given a great boost to the village regarding its tourist development. Its accessibility has greatly contributed towards the flourishing tourism industry in the village.
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