Xerxes Canal, Nea Roda

#7 of 8 in Historic Sites in Mt. Athos Peninsula
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Xerxes Canal is located in Nea Roda. Plan trip to Nea Roda with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • I did not know about the canal till Dino from the water sports centre nearby told me that during the Persian invasion on Greece some 2500 years ago, a canal was build on the Aton peninsula connecting....  more »
  • This historical canal was around 2km long and was located at the east end of Nea Roda and was reaching the other side of Athos peninsula west from Tripiti. Actually the road now connecting Nea Roda...  more »
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