Chamber of Shipping
England: Jon Chandler
Poros covers a distance of 31,3 sq. Km. from
Piraeus, and population of 4,000 people.
Temple of Poseidon: The ancient ruins of the Temple of Poseidon are to found 5 km from the main town, on the road to the monastery of Zoodochos Pighis.
The temple was built in the 6th century B.C. According to legend, this is where Demosthenes drank the "konio" poison in 322 B.C. and died.
The Monastery: The history of the Monastery reaches back to the beginning of the 18th century, when a bishop from Athens, Iakovos II, was cured by drinking water from a spring at Poros