Information about Patra

Patras is Greece’s third largest city and the place where entertainment, history and culture meet! The city apart from combining unique beauty, history and tradition it has also one of the largest ports connecting Greece with Italy. Students are all over Patras as the city hosts two Public Universities and one Technological Institute with large […]

Patras is Greece’s third largest city and the place where entertainment, history and culture meet! The city apart from combining unique beauty, history and tradition it has also one of the largest ports connecting Greece with Italy. Students are all over Patras as the city hosts two Public Universities and one Technological Institute with large student population. The most important sight in Patras is the contemporary Bridge Rion-Antirion which links Peloponnese and Sterea Ellada. Other significant sights in Patras are the church of Agios Antreas and the Apollon Theater for those who adore theater. There are also more alternative venues, such as the Lithograph Theater, the Marina Theater, and the “Market” Theater are venues where performances take place and interested groups can present their work to the audience of Patras. There is also the Archaeological Museum of Patras in the new building of the National Road and the Municipal Art Gallery, which hosts interesting exhibitions. The top event of Patras is the carnival which is accompanied by a variety of other cultural and entertainment events. Throughout the summer also many events take place such as the Patras International Festival, the Poetry Symposium, the International Shadow Theater Festival, the Naval Week, but also many University cultural events.

So, the time has come for the challenge to discover this wonderful student city. A place where entertainment never stops and history shines. The city where you will have a great experience of Greek culture and hospitality.

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