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At a distance of 27 kilometers from Kastoria, the village of Nostimo is located, one of the most ancient Greek settlements. It is here that the famous Stone Forest is located.
This mysterious and beautiful place was discovered in 1935, when coal was mined in the region of Kastoria.
The Stone Forest, which age is approximately 20 000 000 years, consists of various fossils of both animal and plant origin. Once these places were the bottom of an ancient sea, so do not be surprised that there are so many fossilized shells, starfish and mussels.
Fangs of prehistoric predators and the remains of the jaws of huge ancient herbivores were found in the Stone Forest ...
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Topic: Stone (Petrified) forest of Nostimo in Greece.