Aegean Sea

WHS located on the shores of the Aegean Sea.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Delos Part of The Cyclades, an island group in the Aegean Sea.
Ephesus The old harbour was slowly silted up by the river and now lies inland; the street between the theatre and the harbour is also in core zone
Mount Athos "the property includes the entire narrow rocky strip of the easternmost of the three peninsulas of Chalcidice which jut into the Aegean Sea" (official description)
Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos Samos is located in the eastern Aegean, Pythagoreion includes the remains of a seaport.
Rhodes Located on an island in the Aegean Sea, the core zone borders the port.


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