#157 Bridge of Vratsistas


This is the stone arch bridge in the village of Ano Kalentini. It bridges the namesake river, a tributary of Arachthos. Near this we identify with an iron bridge.

Construction characteristics


  The opening arch reaches 13.00 m. as the amount of 13.00 (11.80 +1.20) m. The deck's length is 28.40 m, and the width does not exceed 1.40 m

Although we have no exact information on the date of the creation, the construction associated with the Venetian occupation.

Near this spot a steel bridge.

Additional historical, cultural and touristic data

  In preserved are many archaeological discoveries, Byzantine and post-Byzantine monuments, and a large number of valuable specimens of church architecture in the region. Finds of archaeological interest were found and are random, continuously, from the local people, by cultivating their fields: excellent art building materials and processing, ceramics, gems of ancient tombs, bones, coins, etc.

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  Directions: Coming from the Ano Kalentini we meet it on our way.

County: Arta

Community: Ano Kalentini

River: Kalentini

Coordinates: N 39 ° 1520,9 E 021 ° 1010,5

Elevation: 226 m.

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