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Drakospito (The Dragon House)

| Ochi Mountain, Karystos, Greece
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An interesting site

Do make a point of visiting at least one of the dragon house sites. Some are easily accessed while... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Orlando, Florida
You need to be fit to visit this attraction

This is at the top of Mount Ochi, and it is quite a climb up the mountain to visit the dragon... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Andrew C
Witney, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“An interesting site”
5 May 2017
“You need to be fit to visit this attraction”
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| Ochi Mountain, Karystos, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do make a point of visiting at least one of the dragon house sites. Some are easily accessed while other require a bit of a hike. The legend of their origin is interesting and well worth hearing.

Thank S B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is at the top of Mount Ochi, and it is quite a climb up the mountain to visit the dragon house. It is still in relatively good condition, and the views from the top of mount Ochi are worth the climb. There is also...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Takes some effort to reach it through a hauntingly beautiful landscape. It is superb. Just sit there and enjoy the silence and serenity.

1  Thank MARKOS R
Reviewed 21 June 2016

A trip worth doing with amazing monuments.Very beautiful nature and you can see all around the south evia.The Dragon house is breath taking.

Thank george r
Reviewed 14 June 2016

There should be sings to it, but it is still amazing to find such old structure still resisting the passage of time.

Thank PPolitis
Reviewed 16 October 2015

a dragon house few thausant years made before on the top off OXI mauntain ,,,exellent view ant unbelievable experience!

Thank menipos
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Half way the distance to the top of the mountain Ohi there is this legendary monument where shepherds used to or still keep sheep.

Thank aggeliki2014
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We were disappointed with Euboea hot springs, but so called Drakospita or Dragon Houses were definitely worth a visit. There is some information on the Internet about it, and you can reach the place starting from various spots by foot or by car. We would...More

2  Thank Vlad B
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We started our hike to see the Dragon houses from the village of Styra. It was our longest walk of the week and very enjoyable with lovely scenery.Care has to be taken on the climb up to the houses as the route is narrow,steep and...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 29 May 2014

We hiked up here on a beautiful day, other than the 100+kph winds. Amazing to see the structure in such fine shape. Leaves the mind to imagine many explanations. recognize that this is not a trivial hike.

1  Thank calgaryguy
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Rantje A
How to arrange to climb Mt Ochi? Where to stay?
7 June 2015|
Response from stkounisgr |
You can refer to "Evia Adventure Tours" for more details about scheduled tours.
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