Ancient Hephaestia in Limnos, Greece
Limnos Sights & Monuments - Ancient Hephaestia in Limnos, Greece, was the hub of Greek religion on the island and ranked as the second most significant town in Limnos during the ancient times. The town, named after the patron deity, Hephaestus, was inhabited from 1000 BC until the 11th century AD, when a natural disaster destroyed its port, leading to its abandonment. Excavations have unearthed fascinating remnants of the town's ancient theater and ten layers of houses foundations that have been built and rebuilt over time. The findings from this historic site are currently showcased at the prestigious Archaeological Museum of Limnos.