City Of Kalamata

Kalamata is a city in southern Greece, on the Peloponnese, by the Mediterranean. It is the capital of the prefecture of Messinia. In 2001 the city had 54,065 inhabitants. The city nestles among the foothills of Mount Taygetos, protected by its great mass. At the same time, Kalamata is open to the caress of the sea, set in the depths of the Gulf of Messinia.

The City Buzz

The City Buzz

Built near the ancient city of Farai mentioned by Homer, 238 km from Athens, Kalamata is usually the name which springs to mind when talking about Greek olive oil and olives.

 

 

Kalamata Dance Festival

Kalamata International Dance Festival


After 13 years of successful presence and operation, the Kalamata International Dance Festival has earned a special place on the map of dance festivals of the Mediterranean and has contributed towards the creativity of international modern dance.

 

The Church Of St Apostles

The Church of St. Apostles
It was at the church of St. Apostles where the Greek revolution of 1821 for independence against the Ottoman Empire was declared.