Argos located about 12km from Nafplio, being the most ancient city of the world, Argos is a city with rich history in monuments and remarkable sights to visit. At a strategic location on the fertile plain of Argolis, Argos was a major stronghold during the Mycenaean era. In the ancient years Argos in Argolida was a powerful rival of Sparta for dominance over the Peloponnese. Numerous ancient monuments can be found in the city today, the most famous of which is the Heraion of Argos, the temple in the greatest sanctuary in the Argolida, dedicated to Hera.


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