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#121 Bridge of Lakkos

 

We can find the bridge on the last turn before the village when driving on the road from Leykothea to Kokkinohoma. It is an arched bridge, one of the oldest of the region, which is almost grounded by the nearby road.
 

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  It is an arched bridge, one of the oldest of the region, which is almost grounded by the nearby road.

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  Temple of Arius Zeus

It is a temple that was built in the late 4th century BC and is located in Rodotopi of Ioannina at the foothills of the hill Gardiki. This temple, which was burned down in 167 BC by Aimilius Paulos, is the same as the temple of Arius Zeus of ancient Passaronas capital of Molossus. The conqueror of Macedonia destroyed the temple. Where the god of war was worshipped, but it was rebuilt and operated again, as indicated by the stone column capitals of the roman period and the roman statue that was found. The temple was of Ionic style, peripteral, with vestibule and a nave and its dimensions were 19.30m x 11m. The only parts of the temple that have survived are the crepidoma and part of the foundation and on the surroundings some parts of the ionic columns. The pteron had 6 x 11 columns while the temple ought to have been prostele with four columns. The temple was excavated consistently in 1952 by professor S. Dakaris.

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  Directions: We can find the bridge on the last turn before the village when driving on the road from Leykothea to Kokkinohoma

Regional Unit: Ioannina

Community: Kokkinohoma

River: Smolitsas- Lakkos

Coordinates: Ν 39°41'7.05" Ε 20°39'15.74"

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