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Arini is the village that has the honour of bearing today the name of Ancient Arini. It is situated between Pyrgos and Kyparissia in the east of the town of Zacharo, at a distance of 8 klm and at an altitude of about 200m above sea level. Kompori hill stands in the northeast, planted all over with small and big trees and Anemomylos (the Greek word for windmill) hill in the southeast, which with its conical shape resembles to Kronio of Ancient Olympia, and stands above the village, solemn and proud, clothed with its dense grey and green suit, made of oaks and pines. The hill got its name from the windmill that had been working at its summit during the 19th century, which was a property of some inhabitants of Andritsaina. Today, its ruins are preserved in its place. The village with its famous fountains, from which crystal clear water flows, is built at the foothill of Anemomylos in an amphitheatrical position.


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