The largest city in the prefecture of Argolida (47,000 inhabitants) situated 12km to the north of Nafplio. It is built right above the ancient town of Argos.
It is currently a developed industrial, commercial, and agricultural centre with agro-food, metalworking, and textile processing industries. It is also one of the prefecture's road hubs.
A number of neoclassical buildings, the neoclassical market, and the barracks built under Capodistrias are still found in the town.
Worth to see, The Theatre, The Conservatory, The ruins of the temple of Aphrodite, The Iraio and the Archaeological Museum.