Larissa (Argos)

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Larissa (Greek: Λάρισσα) is the ancient and medieval acropolis of Argos, located in a high rocky hill, within the town's boundaries. It is named after the nymph Larissa[dubious ]. The summit is occupied by the ruins of a Byzantine-Venetian castle, below it, roughly midway down the slope of the mountain, is Panagia Katakekrymeni-Portokalousa monastery, and the Monastery of Agia Marina at Argos, a nunnery.

The Monastery of Agia Marina at Argos from the road to Castle Larissa.

Coordinates: 37°38′19″N 22°42′52″E / 37.6386111111°N 22.7143055556°E / 37.6386111111; 22.7143055556