A mountainous village of great historical background, 54km to the southeast of Pyrgos, Figaleia was established by Figalus, it was taken over by Spartans in 653BC. Figaleia was set free of the Lacedaemonian rule, and recovered its freedom. Relics of the ancient town's walls are found between the olive and orange trees of Figaleia. However, the most significant site in the region is the temple of Apollo Epikourios.
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