Emmanuil Travel Greece
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The Petralona Cave and Moudania Market tour is one of a kind!
We will walk into the magnificent cave and observe the excavations and the speleothems. You will become familiar of all the findings that still exist till this day.
The PetralonaCave is a major tourist attraction of the Halkidiki peninsula. Archeologists have found the first human remains of Greece in the Petralona cave. In addition, the number and continuity of remains is extraordinary! No wonder why it is one of the most important caves of paleontological interest. The cave became famous in 1960, when the skull of a 25 year old woman (it is believed to be up to 700.000 years old) was discovered.
After our explorative trip to the PetralonaCave, we will visit the modern market of Moudania which is one of the biggest markets of Halkidiki. The market is rich with variety of goods. You will have the opportunity to walk the streets, enjoy the scenery, grab a snack to eat and simply relax.
History & Culture : Petralona s Cave
The cave of Petralona "embellished" with stalagmites and stalactites is located in the west foot of the Katsika (Goat) mountain and in an altitude of about 300 meters from the level of sea. It was found in 1959 by the inhabitant of Petralona, Mr. Philippos Hatzaridis and it became well known all over the world in 1960, when the skull of Arhanthropos was found by another inhabitant of Petralona, Mr. Christos Sarrigiannidis.