Images of Melagavi (Heraion) Lighthouse at Loutraki, Corinthia, Greece

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece.

Built in 1897 on the Agrilaos peninsula, the Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) is situated in the golf of Alkyonides Islands at Perachora, Loutraki, Province of Corith; .appr/ ninety-minutes car drive from Athens. The Heraion lighthouse is a rectangular light tower, made of stone with a T-shaped outline. In 1947, the building was renovated and repaired.

Loutraki is a popular seaside summer resort.  The lighthouse is in very close proximity to ancient remnants dating as back as in 6000 BC; more prominent as the remnants of the Heraion of Perachora (Greek: Ηραίο Περαχώρας)

The lighthouse even today remains an active guide to navigation.

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece. A 1,500-dwt general cargo vessel passing by under the watch and the dangerous cliffs of the Agrilaos peninsula. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece.  Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece. Image credit: Karatzas Images

Image of Melagavi (Μελαγκἀβη) or Heraion (Ηραἰον) Lighthouse at Perachora, Loutraki, Greece. A close-up. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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