Edessa (formerly called Vodena or City of Waters) was a city of Macedonia, seat of the municipality of Edessa and the capital of the Pella Regional Unit in the Region of Central Macedonia. The city is famous for its waterfalls and is located on the ancient Egnatia Road.
Amazing beauty lush area with cobblestone streets, stone bridges and spectacular views dominated by the vertical Karan waterfall, which falls from a height of 70 meters. A little further down is the double Lambda waterfall, with the water falling steeply and ending in two lakes.
Open-air Water Museum
The power of water moved the mills, the pre-industrial laboratories, and the 6 factories that operated here in the 19th century. Some of them you will see today at the city’s Outdoor Water Museum, one of its most interesting sights. Visit the Water Mill Giannakis, which holds a surprising aquarium. It is the first in Greece with freshwater fish, but also snakes, reptiles, eels, crabs and crocodiles.
Koimiseos Theotokos Church
The 14th century Byzantine church is located in Varoshi district. It is a timbered basilica with fine frescoes and hagiographies from the period 1375-1389 and some from the 17th century.
Pozar Thermal Baths
The Pozar Baths are 35 km away from Edessa. The area has been known since ancient times for the healing effect of its waters originating in the mountain viscera and having a constant temperature of 37 degrees Celsius.
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