Monument to the Heroes of 1821

The dominant monument of the Nation rises on the dominant hill north of the Monastery of Agia Lavra. It is the Hero of the fighters of the Revolution of 1821, who sacrificed themselves for the independence of the Greek Nation from the Turkish Libra. The unveiling of the monument in its current form took place on March 24, 1971.

The Hero consists of a composition of three statues depicting the participation of the clergy and the fighters in the Revolution of 1821 and the Freedom of the Greek Nation by the Turkish Conqueror.

Every year, the celebrations of the National Anniversary, organized by the Municipality of Kalavrita, begin with the Hero, where a trisagion is performed, wreaths are laid, a minute's silence is observed, in memory of the glorious heroes and a national anthem is played.

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  • Mountainous
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