Ancient Messini (90 min)

Ancient Messini (90 min)

The city was built in 369 BC according to the Hippodamian grid system, so named after Hippodamus of Miletus, who conceived the idea that a town plan should reflect a rational and democratic social order.
Fortifications stretching for 9 km, the massive fortification walls of Ancient Messini are among the best preserved in Greece and – according to Pausanias – were the strongest in antiquity.