Museum in Kalamata

Military Museum

This museum's displays span a broad chronological sweep of Greek history from the Turkish occupation (depicted in grisly paintings) to the 21st century. National servicemen take guided tours (English speakers are su…
Fort in Kalamata


Looming over the town is the 13th-century kastro. Remarkably, it survived the powerful 1986 earthquake that levelled the city. The entry gate is its most impressive feature. Inside, the kastro is a lush haven of tra…
Museum in Kalamata

Archaeological Museum of Messenia

This partially interactive, child-friendly museum focuses on treasures found in four regions – Kalamata, Pylia, Messini and Trifylia. A trail snakes through the maze of exhibits, revealing everything from sculpture,…
Church in Kalamata

Church of Ypapantis

Kalamata's cathedral.