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The archaeological site of Orraon


Ancient Orraon

Orraon was an ancient settlement built by the habitants of Kassopi in the 4th century B.C. on the west foothill of Ksirovouni, close to the village of Ammotopos of the prefecture of Preveza. It is at a distance of 23 km. from the city of Arta.

Orraon was the interchange of communication of Kassopaioi with Amvrakia and the sea. On the old wall was addited by the king Pyroos a new one with rectangular towers.

Ita habitants resisted against the Romans in 168 B.C., but they finally conqured and destroyed it. In 31 B.C,, during the period of the emperos August, the habitatnts of Orraon moved obligatorly to Nicopolis of Preveza. Durimg the Ottoman period was the main access point to Preveza.

Ruins of the setltlement have been saved in good condition. The site is always open with free entrance.