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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Kythera  is one of Europe most popular destinations, and is well known for the quantity of cultural related attractions and monuments that the city has embraced. It is an island of Greece, historically part of the Ionian Islands. It lies opposite the eastern tip of the Peloponnesos peninsula and has an area of 284 square kilometers. The rugged terrain is a result of prevailing winds from the surrounding seas that have shaped its shores into steep, rocky cliffs with deep bays.
For many centuries, while naval travel was the only means of transportation, the island possessed a strategic location. Since ancient times and until the mid-19th century, Kythera was a crossroads of merchants, sailors, and conquerors. As such, it has had a long and varied history and been influenced by a plethora of civilizations and cultures. This is reflected in Kythera's architecture, as well as in its traditions and customs, influenced by centuries of coexistence of Greek, Venetian, and British cultures as well as by its numerous visitors.
Kytherians still talk about the destruction and looting by Barbarossa, and it has become an intrinsic part of Kytherian folklore. The sight of several monasteries embedded in the rocky hillsides to avoid destruction by pirates attests to the truth behind these legends. On May 21, 1864, the island was reunited with the newly recreated Greek state.

Kythera can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism destination that enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers to become one of the most visited places.

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