Ancient Palace of Nestor in Messinia Re-opens to Public

The traditional Palace of Nestor in Messinia close to Pylos, will re-open to the general public after three years of restoration works on Sunday, throughout a particular inaugural occasion at midday by Greek Tradition Minister Aristides Baltas.

The 2-storey palace complicated destroyed in 1200 BCE by a hearth contains retailer rooms, workshops, baths, gentle wells, reception halls and a sewage system and is taken into account to be one of the best preserved Mycenaean palace found. Excavation works started in 1939 and uncovered some 1,000 Linear B tablets.

The restoration undertaking, budgeted at 2.068.400 euros, was realized with authorities and EU funding. The archaeological web site is now outfitted with the newest info and looking expertise providing guests an entire  cultural expertise.

Admission to the opening occasion is free. A tour of the archaeological web site and a reception will comply with.