Europe’s oldest bridge still used today in Greece


The Arkadiko Bridge, also named the Kazarma Bridge, a bridge dating back to Mycenean times, is still in use in the southern Peloponnese region.

The bridge is now the oldest bridge in Europe still in use today and is located near the modern road from Tiryns to Epidaurus in the Peloponnese.

It is believed to date back to 1300 BC, or Greece’s Bronze Age, and was built to connect the ancient cities of Epidaurus and Mycenae.

A particularly noteworthy feature of the bridge is that it was constructed using a Cyclopean masonry style, which uses no mortar to bind the bridge together and only relies on limestone boulders fitted together symmetrically to make the bridge stable.




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