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Pythagoreion of Samos
UNESCO World Heritage site
Antique fortification walls in Pythagorio
Location Samos, Greece
Part of Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
Criteria Cultural: (ii)(iii)
Reference 595-001
Inscription 1992 (16th Session)
Area 285.9 ha (706 acres)
Buffer zone 402.25 ha (994.0 acres)
Coordinates 37°41′27″N 26°56′36″E / 37.69083°N 26.94333°E / 37.69083; 26.94333Coordinates: 37°41′27″N 26°56′36″E / 37.69083°N 26.94333°E / 37.69083; 26.94333
Pythagoreion is located in Greece
Location of Pythagoreion in Greece

The Pythagoreion is the archaeological site of the ancient town of Samos in Samos, Greece. It is located in the area of the modern town of Pythagoreio, from which it has got its modern name.

The archaeological site contains ancient Greek and Roman monuments and a famous ancient tunnel, the Tunnel of Eupalinos or Eupalinian aqueduct. Along with the Heraion of Samos, the Pythagoreion was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992.


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