Naked: The mountain village of Peloponnese and the shocking stories of an 85-year-old resident – Watch video

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It is the point of connection of Farmakas from the east with Megalovouni and is built in an amphitheater while in front of it stretches a plain area with olive trees and vineyards

Gymno is a mountain village of Argolis that belongs to Municipality of Argos-Mycenae.

It is its coupling point Medicines from the east with Megalovouni and it is built in an amphitheater while in front of it stretches a plain area with olive trees and vineyards where it is also the main occupation of the inhabitants of the area.

The inhabitants of Gymnos have many stories about their place, one of them claims that approx in 1800 AD they came down almost naked from Mount Farmakas and when the fear of the Ottoman conqueror had passed in order to ensure that the water would become theirs and that the neighboring village, Leontio, would not take it from them.

In Gymno, the local club organizes many events in its square Church of the Holy Trinity while from the Dormition of the Virgin the water seems to spring from next to the sanctuary.

Also on the Mount of Farmakas is Agios Dimitrios where the entire village of Gymnos once stood before descending further down to its current location.

An interesting road path starts from Gymno and ends at frenzied nature of Farmakas and is suitable for mountain climbing, while the Nafplio rally also passes through the settlement.

It is noted that the residents (about 150 in number) show special love for their village and with personal work as well as financial expenditure they decorate and beautify their place from corner to corner.

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