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Corinth,   at   the   north-eastern   tip   of   Peloponnese,   the   home   of   Sisyphos and   the   great   hero   Bellerophon,   was   one   of   the   oldest   Greek   city-states and among the most important ones. Strategically      positioned      on      the      Isthmos,      was      controlling      the communication   of   Peloponnese   with   the   mainland   Greece.   It   was   this position that made her the richest commercial city of ancient Greece. Equated   with   the   Homeric   city   Ephyra,   Corinth   was   the   innovator   and master   builder   of   commercial   and   war   ships   and   developed   great   wealth from   the   ancient   times,   establishing   a   series   of   colonies,   among   them Syracuse. Under    Periander,    who    constructed    the    Diolkos,    Corinth    reached    its greatest wealth and power. Isthmos:    It    was    Periander    who    first    considered    to    open    a    Canal    through    the    Isthmos.    Demetrios Poliorketes    seriously    considered    the    idea    and    started    working    on    it,    but    he    was    warned    that    the difference   in   sea   levels   would   drawn   Aigina   and   other   small   islands.   Nero   sent   6000   slave   Jews   who   dug   a ditch   3300   meters   in   length   and   40   meters   wide,   but   the   project   was   abandoned.   Herod   of   Atticos,   the Byzantines,   the   Venetians,   they   all   tried.   The   Canal   was   opened   after   the   Greek   independence   and between the years 1882 - 1893. It is 6346m long, and the width is 24,6m at sea level, the depth of the sea is 8m. Corinth is 130Km away from Castella Beach Hotel.
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Castella Beach Hotel Destinations

Corinth,   at   the   north-eastern   tip   of   Peloponnese,   the   home   of   Sisyphos and   the   great   hero   Bellerophon,   was   one   of   the   oldest   Greek   city-states and among the most important ones. Strategically       positioned       on       the       Isthmos,       was       controlling       the communication    of    Peloponnese    with    the    mainland    Greece.    It    was    this position that made her the richest commercial city of ancient Greece. Equated   with   the   Homeric   city   Ephyra,   Corinth   was   the   innovator   and master   builder   of   commercial   and   war   ships   and   developed   great   wealth from   the   ancient   times,   establishing   a   series   of   colonies,   among   them Syracuse. Under    Periander,    who    constructed    the    Diolkos,    Corinth    reached    its greatest wealth and power. Isthmos:   It   was   Periander   who   first   considered   to   open   a   Canal   through the    Isthmos.    Demetrios    Poliorketes    seriously    considered    the    idea    and started   working   on   it,   but   he   was   warned   that   the   difference   in   sea   levels would   drawn   Aigina   and   other   small   islands.   Nero   sent   6000   slave   Jews who   dug   a   ditch   3300   meters   in   length   and   40   meters   wide,   but   the   project was   abandoned.   Herod   of   Atticos,   the   Byzantines,   the   Venetians,   they   all tried.   The   Canal   was   opened   after   the   Greek   independence   and   between the years 1882 - 1893. It is 6346m long, and the width is 24,6m at sea level, the depth of the sea is 8m. Corinth is 130Km away from Castella Beach Hotel.
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T. +30 26930 71209     +30 26930 72087 F. +30 26930 71477 E. info@castella-beach.gr    Spoken languages         GR | EN | IT