Evrotas River

Evrotas river, just outside the city of Sparta

The Evrótas (Greek: Ευρώτας) or Eurotas is a river in the Peloponnese in southern Greece. The river originates in the Taygetos mountains and flows for 82 km. It flows through the city of Sparta and empties into the Laconic Gulf. Historically, it was used as a transportation method by the Ancient Spartans as an alternative to their port located at Gytheio.

Theater remains , Sancturary of Artemis Orthia with the river Evrotas in the background

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