SERRES - Macedonia Greece

According to mythology, Hercules went past the Prefecture of Serres while he was returning from Thrace. The inhabitants complained to the hero about the great damages, caused by frequent floods in Strymon River. Hercules solved the problem of the river’s bed and relieved the inhabitants from the big disasters. That was the tenth labor of Hercules. The field of Nysio of Serres, is also where Pluto hooked Persephone, Demeters daughter.
Macedonian Lion: on Aug 2, 338 BC, the Macedonians & their Greek allies defeated the Athenians and their Greek allies at Chaeronea in central GR & united Greece under Macedonian hegemony. They erected an impressive sculpture of a funerary lion on the battlefield. The same funerary lion sculpture is also found in the Macedonian city of Amphipolis.

Macedonian Lion: on Aug 2, 338 BC, the Macedonians & their Greek allies defeated the Athenians and their Greek allies at Chaeronea in central GR & united Greece under Macedonian hegemony. They erected an impressive sculpture of a funerary lion on the battlefield. The same funerary lion sculpture is also found in the Macedonian city of Amphipolis.

The Ancient Bridge of Amphipolis discovered by Dimitris Lazardis. Greek historian, Thucydides, described the bridge as the place the battle between Kleon and Vrasidas took place in 422 BC.

The Ancient Bridge of Amphipolis discovered by Dimitris Lazardis. Greek historian, Thucydides, described the bridge as the place the battle between Kleon and Vrasidas took place in 422 BC.

Country: Greece Administrative region: Central Macedonia Regional unit: Serres Mayor: Petros Aggelidis Population: 76,817 Area: 601.5 km2 Density: 128 /km2 (331 /sq mi) Map: Google maps

Country: Greece Administrative region: Central Macedonia Regional unit: Serres Mayor: Petros Aggelidis Population: 76,817 Area: 601.5 km2 Density: 128 /km2 (331 /sq mi) Map: Google maps

Dawn over Serres, historical Macedonia, northern Greek peninsula

Dawn over Serres, historical Macedonia, northern Greek peninsula

Kerkini lake, Macedonia Hellas

Kerkini lake, Macedonia Hellas

Kerkini Lake - Serres Regional Unit - Greece

Kerkini Lake - Serres Regional Unit - Greece

Ano Poreia, Serres, Macedonia Greece.  The Ziakas stone bridge, located near Grevena Cave once  served for trade and travel from the villages of Orliakas to Grevena Macedonia, northern Greece.  Photo: Theodore Athanasiadis

Ano Poreia, Serres, Macedonia Greece. The Ziakas stone bridge, located near Grevena Cave once served for trade and travel from the villages of Orliakas to Grevena Macedonia, northern Greece. Photo: Theodore Athanasiadis

Ano Poroia, Macedonia, Greece. With an eye to the basin of Lake Kerkini, the coolness of the Beles mountain forests regenerate the atmosphere and the sound of gurgling water flowing from everywhere n 'echoes the picturesque neighborhoods, the Upper Poria rightly considered among the most beautiful villages in Greece's northern province.  Photo: Theodore Athanasiadis

Ano Poroia, Macedonia, Greece. With an eye to the basin of Lake Kerkini, the coolness of the Beles mountain forests regenerate the atmosphere and the sound of gurgling water flowing from everywhere n 'echoes the picturesque neighborhoods, the Upper Poria rightly considered among the most beautiful villages in Greece's northern province. Photo: Theodore Athanasiadis

Macedonia - Serres, Greece - The Macedonian City That You Should Visit - Serres Bus Station

Macedonia - Serres, Greece - The Macedonian City That You Should Visit - Serres Bus Station

Macedonia - Serres, Greece - The Macedonian City That You Should Visit - Serres Railway Station

Macedonia - Serres, Greece - The Macedonian City That You Should Visit - Serres Railway Station

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