Kolona is an archaeological place
and due to its findings, history
has information on Ancient Aegina.
It's located on the
the harbour of Aegina and
it was the Acropolis
in the Ancient times.
It was the religious and
political base of the city.
It was named after it's only
pillar which remains until today.
Kolona was first inhabited in 3500
b.c. which was the copper
settlement was protected
by a wall which was built in 3000
The settlement was destroyed
about ten times and it
The northern walls have been
saved which were
built in around
1600 b.c. along with some ruins
dated back to 1300 b.c.
In the southern part there
buildings and priests' residences.