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Lake and island, Ioannina: 13 reviews and 28 photos

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Ioannina?s lake (Pamvotida) lies at the foot of mountain Mitsikeli and its surface area is about 20 square kilometers.
There is a legend connected with this lake. The tragic story of the drowing of Lady Frossini with 17 other young girls by the notorious Ali Pasha.
It is said that Ali Pasha was in love with Frossini, a beautiful greek woman of Ioannina. But she was having an affair with his eldest son, Muhtar and that made Ali furious. He sent his son away and had Frossini drowhed in the lake...

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  • Updated Sep 24, 2003
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