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Likoudesi

COUNTY: Messinia MUNICIPALITY: Trifylia

Clouds
17ºC

Population

0 - 100

Distance from nearest city

10-35km

TL;DR

A mountainous village on an altitude of 596 metres, where a famous battle took place in 1827. The local church holds a festival in the 6th of August.

On an altitude of 596 metres, on the road that connects Kyparissia with Messini, is the village also known as Chrysiko. Its a mountainous settlement, its residents engaged in agriculture and animal husbandry.

In 1827, a famous battle took place there, known as the Battle of Likoudesi. The Greek people fought the Turkish Egyptians of Ibrahim, defeating them.

The main church of the village is dedicated to Agios Sotiras (Holy Saviour), and in the 6th of August the people celebrate with a small festival.