Water Power

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The Open Air Water-Power Mu­seum in Dim­it­sana, in the south­west­ern Pelo­pon­nese, fo­cuses on the main tech­niques used to har­ness the power of water in prein­dus­trial Greek so­ci­ety and how that power was put to use. Among the ex­hibits are a fulling mill, a flour mill with a hor­i­zon­tal pad­dle wheel, a model of a miller’s liv­ing quar­ters, and a still, which was set up af­ter the grape har­vest for the pro­duc­tion of tsipouro, a spirit made from the skins of pressed grapes. The mu­seum is open ev­ery day ex­cept Tues­days and hol­i­days, be­tween 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. The stan­dard en­trance fee is 3 eu­ros and ad­mis­sion is free for un­der-18s and over65s. Ke­falari Ai-Yianni, Dim­it­sana, tel 279.503.1630

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