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The Gorgopotamos Bridge

IN September 1942 Colonel F. M. H. Hanson sent for Captains C. E. Barnes and A. Edmonds (my Uncle... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
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History and nature at their best!

Gorgopotamos (meaning "the fast running river") is a river. And a village. And a bridge well known... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Lamia, Greece
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Gorgopotamos, Gorgopotamos, Greece
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

An impressive bridge which played an important role in a greek history. A nice stop on your way to or from Oiti mountains. Unfortunately nothing much around and rubish in the river (as everywhere in Greece).

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Hana K
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

IN September 1942 Colonel F. M. H. Hanson sent for Captains C. E. Barnes and A. Edmonds (my Uncle), and wanted the two sapper officers from the New Zealand Division to join a sabotage party in blowing up an important railway viaduct in Greece against...More

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank VeronicaF2482
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Gorgopotamos (meaning "the fast running river") is a river. And a village. And a bridge well known to Greeks, as its destruction by the Greek Resistance was the top act against the German forces occupying Greece during the World War II. The bridge itself is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Dimitris_Kapos
Reviewed 25 January 2016

A great place to visit in an equally stunning location with lots of greenery & running waters to keep you relaxed. There are a few memorials around the site to those involved in the blowing up of the bridge & to those who were massacred...More

Date of experience: September 2015
5  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Beautiful historic bridge of Gorgopotamos. When I arrived there it was just amazing to look at this beautiful bridge and listen to the river next to it. Just an amazing place and mesmerizing surroundings. There are trains passing the bridge approximately every 30-40 minutes. And...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank Tomek86
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