Samos Eupalinos

Mole of Eupalinos

The present version of the mole in the harbor of Pythagorion / ancient Samos is built upon an ancient mole, one of the many works of Eupalinos, son of Naustrophos from Megara (in between Corinth and Athens). He is also famous because of Samos' town wall and the well-known aqueduct tunnel called after him to supply the town with fresh water. Built during the reign of Polycrates (about 550 BC)