Aegina is the ideal place for relaxing vacation very near to Athens. Has many archaeological monuments, picturesque villages, and beautiful beaches. The capital is Aegina Town with whitewashed houses and neoclassical buildings gives a charming aura to the island. Sightseeing is popular in Aegina while it used to be an important island of ancient Greece. The most impressive archaeological site of the island is the Ancient Temple of Athena Aphaia, dating back to the 6th century BC.
Local products of Aegina include pistachio nuts that are the most popular. Also the island is known for its agricultural products of almonds, grapes, fish and olives.
The main regions of Aegina are Aegina Town, Perdika and Agia Marina.
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