Located 30 km away from Kalamata Peloponnese, in the western foothills of Mountain Ithomi near the village Mavrommati, lies the ancient site of Messini in Messinia, over a large area being one of the most important archaeological sites in Peloponnese. It is excavated and gradually revealed since the time of the Revolution and because of its size, but also of its importance, it gives great information about the glorious past. It is a rare archaeological site, where the visitor is impressed by viewing temples, houses, walls and public buildings, preserved in both high altitude and good condition.