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Larissa - the greenest city in Greece

Description

Larissa: the Capital of Thessaly

Being the 5th largest city of Greece, Larissa is an important economic, industrial and social center of the country with the population of 145000 of people. The city is located on both banks of the river Pineios , the second largest river in Greece , in the eastern part of the fertile Valley of Thessaly , at an altitude of 72 m above sea level.

A bit of History

The name Larissa is in origin a pre-Greek word for "fortress". There were many ancient Greek cities with this name. The name of Thessalian Larissa is first recorded in connection with the aristocratic Aleuadai family, which was influential throughout Greece.  Larissa is thought to be the place where the famous Greek physician Hippocrates died.



Hotels
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    Dohos Boutique Hotel Experience
    Region:
    Larissa  
     Rooms:
     10
    A proud Member of Coco-Mat Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, this  small hotel built of wood and stone  is ideal  for an unforgettable romantic getaway . Located on a hill covered with forests gradually going down to the sea, the hotel boasts  panoramic...