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A nice weekend in Volos, Greece

 
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blackangel_66's pictureby blackangel_66 review
added on 30th of July, 2009
Although it is an industrial city, I really enjoyed Volos. The sea is impossibly blue there and the city by night from the surrounding hills is amazing.
The Archeological Museum of Volos is really great, exhibits include items from the Trojan War as well. Several of the oldest factory buildings changed function and became schools or museums, like the Silk Museum and Museum of Industrial Archeology.
Maybe the factories make it appear a little unfriendly but Volos is very pleasant and the people are very kind and helpful.
 

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The city of Volos is also considered to be the best industrial zone in the country of Greece. The city of Volos has always utilized the presence of port in the city to its best so as to improve its economical conditions. The best known industry in the city of Volos is Steel Manufacturing and Production. Next comes the cement section that also heavily contributes to the economy of Volos. Finally the research and development group of Volos has also gain national recognition in past couple of years. One should note that around 52 percent of the total population of Volos has tertiary employment; around 42 percent of the total population has... Read more »

 
 
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