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#64 Bridge in the Bishop’s Fountain

 

Next to the Bishop's fountain, within the village Kalota, we find a small and picturesque bridge.

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  It's a stone, one-arched bridge that is located in the village Kalota, next to the Bishop's fountain. It is situated at an altitude of 863 m. with an opening arch of 2,10 m. and a height of 1,70 (1,20 + 0,50) m. The deck's length is 2,80 m. and its width 1,30 m.

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  Kalota

Kalota is situated on the eastern foothills of Mitsikeli, at an altitude of 840 m. and is 47 km. far from Ioannina. The area is of interest both for its local architecture and its archaeological findings in the old settlement of Skamnia. Here, ruins of a Roman fortress have been found and also a Latin Epigraphy with the name "Antonino Salve".

The village has churches, like the old church of the Transfiguration (1854), the church of Saint Paraskevi and other stone buildings, like the famous Bishop's Fountain. In a small distance from the village we can find the monastery of Visikou, which is one of the most important religious monuments of Zagori. It was built in 1114, renovated in 1787 and chronicled in 1818.

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  It's located in the village Kalota and next to the Bishop's fountain.

Directions: We can find it in the center of the village..

Peripheral Unit: Ioannina

Community: Kalota

River: Zagoritikos

Coordinates: N 39°46'52,0'' E 020°50'04,9''

Altitude: 863 m.

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