Moudros ( Lemnos ) is the second largest city located on the southeast coast of the island. A picturesque port town in a magnificent bay, this destination is an excellent place to stay. Restaurants, cafes and shops line the port, and there are many different accommodations available as well. The remains of a castle destroyed by the Venetians, the Allied Cemetery, the Church of Taxiarches and the Church of the Evangelistria (Annunciation of the Virgin) are all sights worth seeing in Moudros. There are many spectacular beaches near the town. Surrounding the village, are the wetlands of Moudros. They are home to large populations of fish and shell fauna. Nearby there are more wetlands: Palaio Pedino and Nea Koutali. The petrified forest is also nearby.