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On the way to Meteora
Neochoria or Nichoria
Church of the Assumption
Church of the Ypapanti
Agios Nikolaos Bantovas
On the way to Meteora
Neochoria or Nichoria
Church of the Assumption
Church of the Ypapanti
Agios Nikolaos Bantovas

* Town Hall Kalambaka: 24320-22346-22339-24444, Fax: 24320-22421

* Off. tourists. info.: 24320-77734

* Off. Metropolis Stagi and Meteora: 24320-23000-22752, fax: 24320-24979

* Police Kalambaka: 24320-76500-76600, Tourism Department :24320-76100

* Health Centre Kalambaka: 24320-22222-77777

* Citizen Service Center Kalambaka: 24320-77900

* Forestry Kalambaka: 24320-22415, fax: 24320-22415

* Internal Revenue Service: 24320-79070-79078, fax: 24320-24443

* Courts: 24320-22501

* Fire Department: 24320-24926

* Border Police: 24320-82495-82494, fax: 24320-82495

* Veterinary Clinic: 24320-22402-75236

* Rural police: 24320-22477

* Planning: 24320-23911

Women's Cooperative Asprokklkisias

Eight women in Asproklissia in Chasia municipality, in the area of ​​Kalambaka, have opened new avenues of employment, resisting the difficult economic times.

Trying to maintain the tradition, while strengthening the family income, eight women formed the Association of Women Asprokklkisias, by manufacturing products with passion, fresh ingredients and traditional recipes, "inherited" by their grandmothers.

Women's Association are preparing jams, liqueurs traditional jams, trachana (sour and sweet, made with traditional methods) and promote the market.

"We make 15 types of jams, preserves countless species, and various liqueurs nut, tsaporno and other local products," said ANA-MPA president of the Association, Angela Chlinou.

This summer, eight women working from early morning until evening, to meet the needs of demand, but the remaining days of the year the work employs several hours.
The women involved in the production chain are paid in a "fair and democratic", as stated Ms. Chlinou, since the amount received is determined by the days or hours of work.

Indeed, the products of the Partnership acquired such a reputation that many consumers reach the village to be obtained.

For 82 years the first pastry remains of Kalambaka, faithful to tradition and natural ingredients for the manufacture of candy.

Experienced craftsmen combining tradition with modern production conditions generate the same passion for so many years the specialty pastry shop, the spatula. If you go to Kalambaka, worth a stop to 'Patisserie Kyveleia' to taste sweets made ​​with respect to the customer.

The most famous sweet is the spreader of cake and cream that will find ready bakery "Kyveleia" brothers Pampiri Kalambaka

(tel: 24 320 22 392).

Traditional Products Laboratory George Milios Kastraki Kalambaka.

In a beautiful traditional building located behind the Tavern "Rose" will find the workshop where you made unique sweets and traditional soutzouki made ​​with moustalevria and nut.

Just next to the laboratory in an appropriate landscaped area and the report works of traditional products that will surely tempt you to enjoy these unique flavors.

But in the same building and on the second floor there is a traditional cafe in an appropriate area for relaxing and pleasant time, enjoying your coffee and drink.

Laboratory Products - Traditional Cafe "Milios" - In Kastraki Kalambaka

Pastry Robes

Opposite the famous chalvatzidiko of Robbie. Halva soap. Not Farsala! That came later. The taste is worthy of its history.

Grandfather Robes, missing soldier in the Asia Minor Catastrophe, he eventually returned to Kalambaka (up memorial had done ...) and having learned of the existence of halva from the Turks went in Larissa in 1924 and made his own. "The only one with butter eaten hot," she says Dennis Gkantalis, representing the third generation.

Temple Porta Panagia

On the bank of Portaikos river opposite the town of Portal, the old settlement of Porta Panagia was known in Byzantine times as "Megalai gates," is the Church of Porta Panagia, sometimes Stavropegic Catholic monastery.
The monastery was dedicated in the name of Mary irresistible founded in 1283 by John Angelus Comnenus sevastokratora Duke, the illegitimate son of the despot of Epirus Michael II Doukas and disintegrated during the Turkish occupation.
The church is contemporary with the initial phase of the monastery, dedicated to the Assumption, is the only surviving building of. In 1843 came under the jurisdiction of the neighboring monastery Dousikou while still working as a parish church for inhabitants of the village of Porta Panagia.

Fortress of Trikala and Varousi

To Fortress of Trikala lies on the northeast side of town. According to Procopius was built by Justinian I (6th century). On the ruins of the acropolis of ancient Trikke. In Palaiologan period saw extensive building and repair works at the fall of the city by the Ottomans some parts of the castle were destroyed, but of great strategic importance acquired by the city as a base from advanced against the outlaws of the Pindus mountain populations and Agrafa forced the Ottomans to repair, fill and maintain the surviving parts.
Repeated repairs saw the fort after the Thessalian revolutions of 1854 and 1878. The castle was an important safety factor for the initial development of the village on the slopes and foothills. Epistefontas a low hill, towered over Trikala and the surrounding plain. On the east side of the fort, the Turks had set in the 17th century. a large clock.
The Clock Tower of Trikala, like that of Larissa is the oldest known in Turkish-occupied Greece. The current clock replaced the older, which was bombed by the Germans.
The old quarter Varousi an affluent, Christian and self-governing district of the city stretching along the east side of the fortress.
The mansions of the WEIGHT and numerous churches (a total of ten, dating from the 16th to the 19th century.) Reflect the economic and cultural boom of the 18th and 19th centuries. that resulted from the development of trade and crafts.

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