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Aegina

Listed under Islands in Saronic Islands, Greece.

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Close to mainland Greece but not overrun by tourists, Aegina Island asserts that it is one of the few Greek Islands that still has a Greek feel. Most of this small island is covered on its southern side by a massive but extinct volcano. One can go fishing on the north coast, or visit any one of the islands 365 churches. There are also historical landmarks to visit such as Saint Nectarios Monastery, and the Temple of Aphaea, which is part of the trinity of holy Grecian mythological temples - along with the temple of Poseidon and the world famous Parthenon.

Aegina is a Greek island with a rich history and minimal tourism.

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Written by  Tony Owusu.

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