Pyrgos ( Greece ) is located 19 km from Ancient Olympia and 315 km from Athens on the western coast of the North Peloponnese. It was named after the Tower of Tsernota which was a village from the 17th century. The city was developed originally when raisin commerce was flourishing. Today, it is a picturesque city built on seven hills. The Church of St. Nicholas, Eparheio Square, the Municipal Market (designed by German architect Ernst Ziller), and the Apollo Theater are all places worth visiting in Pyrgos.