Pythagoreion

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UNESCO World Heritage Site
Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Samos 070 2009.JPG
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iii
Reference 595
UNESCO region Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1992 (16th Session)

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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Coordinates: 37°42′4.35″N 26°52′7.62″E / 37.7012083°N 26.8687833°E / 37.7012083; 26.8687833