The historic Astros Kynourias is located on the western side of Argolikos  gulf  on the East Coast of the Peloponnese

The historical Astros Kynourias is located on the western side  of Argolikos gulf , where on the following map at the end of ancient Greece ,  the ancient city of Thyrea can be seen, south of the first city of Europe, the historical Argos and the seat of the Mycenaean civilization, Mycenae.

In the historical Astros Kynourias we have everything.

1) “We are close to everything and we have it all.”

2) We have the “sun and sea” of Argolikos, with many enchanting beaches. “The sun and the sea” of the Argolic gulf .

3) We have a long history and the most important archaeological monuments

Archaeological Sites and Museums of the Thyreatis Land

4) We have Parnonas , Our mountains and castles

5) We are the “Holy Mount” of Southern Greece Monasteries and Churches

We have our neighbors and the right infrastructure for holidays for everyone and for families

Agiannis Traditional Villages 

Our neighbors  The Tsakones continue to speak ancient Greek even today.!!! Kαούρ εκάνατε ταν Κυνουρία > Welcome to Kynouria.

Athens is 170 km away from Astros, about two hours

“The Second National Assembly of the Greeks met in this place, March 30 – April 18, 1823”

The “Sacred Space” of the Second National Assembly of the Greeks is undoubtedly one of the most important historical monuments not only of Kynouria, but also of our homeland. The anniversary of this event is celebrated with special splendor every year on Easter Friday.

The anniversary events for the bicentennial of the National Assembly will soon begin

The Greek state, recognizing the great contribution of the School of Karytsiotis and the “Sacred Space” of the Second National Assembly of the Greeks to the Greek nation, declared it a “historic monument”, “historic site” and “archaeological site”. Astros Didacterion

Astros Didakterion

YA 47192/1433/11-6-1946 – Official Gazette 127/B/8-8-1946

“Let us declare as a historical preserved monument the lecture hall in Astra where the second National Assembly met in 1823”.

The Assembly, following the standards of the Constitutions of the French Revolution of 1789 AD, drew up the “Declaration of the Second Greek Assembly”. The proxies of the National Assembly and Kolokotronis honored our great national benefactor Dimitrios Karytsiotis, “He was published in Astros within the Museum of Karytsiotis,” says the proclamation of the National Assembly. The assembly responded with the proclamation, to the world and the greats of the time. “We are determined to become independent, as an autonomous and independent nation.” a bit topical today…


The first map from the book and site ARTEMIS CHILD – Peloponnese Series / John Koutogiorgas

Back to the home page “Αφιερώνεται στη Θυρεάτιδα Γή. Dedicated to Thyreatis Land.” 


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