The archeological site of Aphaia, with the exceptionally preserved ancient temple, is situated on top of a pine-covered hill, in the northeastern part of Aegina. The temple, built during 500-490 BC, represents a brilliant example of late-Archaic architecture and is considered to have been the inspiration for the creators of Parthenon, Ictinus and Kallicrates. The site hosts a museum in which, every visitor can find interesting information on artefacts excavated in the area, as well as a complete model of the original temple.
Archaeological site of Kolona
The archaeological site of Kolona is situated on a verdant slope close to the main harbour. Discoveries in the area prove an uninterrupted human activity from the bronze age since the Byzantine era.