sarakina bridge

The Sarakina known for its famous stone bridge (14th c.), Who served
the transport of Pindos villages and Aspropotamos. According to
Traditionally, the bridge was cut to three points by thieves who wanted to

intercept of Ali - Pasha to Thessalian villages. Here was the famous battle of April 6, 1878 by the Turks, where the bodies of rebel chieftains D. Koukourava, B. Chosteva and N. Paschalis defeated
Turkish body on and around the bridge, where 9 Turks
They were killed and several were drowned. The rebels had only
several injured.
The bridge connects Sarakina with isolated rock "Petra" in the north, down
from which it is built the chapel of the Holy Apostles. Xronologeitai the 17th
century and is Bejewel with frescoes from various eras. The bridge of Sarakina: Situated 500-700m. after about Sarakina village and serve the transport to Diava. Bridges the river Pinios (Salampria).
Previously served to transport to the villages of Pindos and
Continent. Today it replaced by a new bridge, which is
150 m. Before the old.
The total length of the bridge is 123 m.
From the old bridge now saved four semicircular arches
form. The bridge "built" Saint Vissarion in 1520 and
is the most remarkable and important art monument,
our architectural heritage, in the prefecture of Trikala.

 

Κείμενο Πολιτιστικός Σύλλογος Σαρακίνας

The biggest stone bridge in Thessaly located in Karia.

Το πέτρινο τοξωτό γεφύρι του Τριζώλου γνωστό και ως «Καμάρα» σώζεται σε καλή κατάσταση και βρίσκεται 3χλμ. από τη σημερινή γέφυρα της Αγορασιάς του χωριού Καρυά στη θέση «Βαΐτση».

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Πέτρινο γεφυρι Πύλης Κοζιακας ελάτη περτουλι

The stone bridge is located about two kilometers west of the village Pyli and about 20 minutes away from Trikala. Beneath it flows Portaikos River and until 1936 this bridge was the only passage from Thessaly to Epirus, joining the mountains Itamos and Koziakas. It is the second largest arch bridge of Thessaly built in 1514 by St. Vissarion, as we see in the marble inscription at the base of the bridge. It is a stone arch bridge with a semicircular arc with construction materials of limestone and sandstone.

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The stone bridge of Paparizaina is located near the village Kokkino Nero at the slopes of Mt. Ossa. To find yourself at the stone bridge you have to take the road from valley of Tempe to Kokkino Nero and as you arrive at Kokkino Nero you will see a blue sign. Follow the dirt road and after 500 meters you will see the bridge

  • Year: 1.719
  • Arc Length: 8.40 meters.
  • Width: 2.80 meters.

The stone bridge of Chatzipetros is located south of Neraidochori village. To visit the famous stone bridge you must follow the road from the main square towards the river. The route after the last houses of the village is a well-paved road for only a while before you leave your car on the bridge you'll find after several minutes. After you park your car you must walk the stone path and then follow the path next to the old mill and finally you will continue to the riverside road. This is a total distance of about 10 minutes walking. You will also see red arrows painted with spray on stones that mark the path you must take.

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The stone bridge of Tsagarada is located just before the entrance of the Tsagarada. You will see a sign that leads you to the path to the bridge.

  • Year: 1787
  • Length: 18 meters
  • Height: 6.5 meters
  • Arc: 12 meters

 

παλαιοκαρυά γέφυρα και καταρράκτης

The imposing and beautiful bridge of Palaiokarya, with its two artificial waterfalls, stands there since the 16th century. It is a stone arched bridge with a length of 26 meters. The waterfall behind the bridge is 12 meters high and the water that falls creates a magnificent, awe-inspiring image. The river, passing through this point, is Palaiokaritis and if we continue our route we reach the canyon of Palaiokarya. At this point, we can see a still active watermill and one “dristela” which was the place where women used to wash all the clothes, the carpets etc.

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