Preveza (Greek: Πρέβεζα) is a town in the region of Epirus, northwestern Greece, located at the mouth of the Ambracian Gulf. It is the capital of the regional unit of Preveza, which is part of the region of Epirus. The Aktio-Preveza Immersed Tunnel, the first and so far only undersea tunnel in Greece, was completed in 2002 and connects Preveza to Aktio in western Acarnania in the region of Aetolia-Acarnania. The ruins of the ancient city of Nicopolis lie 7 kilometres (4 miles) north of the city.
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Sights & Landmarks
- Ancient Nicopolis area.
- Odysseus Androutsus statue.
- Venetian clock tower.
- Margarona traditional boatyard.
- Zalongo monument. Sculptures standing on top of the rock of Zalongo in honor of the women of Souli (a mountainous region) that holding their children danced to their death falling off the cliff, since they refused to surrender to the men of Ali Pasha, the Ottoman ruler of Epirus.
- Acheron river Canyon.
- Aktio-Preveza undersea tunnel.