The Holy Apostles
Vasileos Georgiou II Square
Church of Ypapanti
Paplomatadika, 23 Martiou Square
Municipal Railway Park
From the port one can walk towards the center of Kalamata, following the broad red-paved sidewalk of Faron street, which is part of a 5.5 km long pedestrian walkway that runs through the city. Useful signs help pedestrians reach the center within 20΄. The sidewalk has ramps for facilitating the access of the disabled, as well as benches for taking a walk-break to enjoy Faron street’s beautiful trees and flowers.
One can also reach the city center by walking through the Municipal Railway Park, which can be accessed through the bikeway that runs along the port. Through Faron street and then through Platonos street, or through the Municipal Railway Park, visitors will reach Aristomenous street, the busiest and most commercial street of the city. By following it towards the north, visitors will reach the shopping district, where dozens of stores offer a great range of clothing, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics, top-quality local products etc. at affordable prices. The street has many cafés, restaurants and places for ouzo and meze.
The Historic Center is located north of the shopping district, around the Holy Apostles Church, and south of the Castle. Wandering through its narrow alleys is like travelling back in time. There, visitors have the opportunity to discover old buildings that survived the passage of time, mansions, stone-built churches, museums, stores that sell local products, cafés, meze places and restaurants.
The bikeway of Kalamata is 14,2 km long. It runs through the center and offers an alternative sightseeing experience. It starts from Othonos square and continues through Nedontos street, Vasileos Georgiou II square, Aristomenous street, the Municipal Railway Park and Navarinou street. It ends at the Anastasi Church square by the beach. On Navarinou street, cyclists can enjoy the sea view to the breathtaking Messinian Gulf.