Kiveri, according to the descriptions by ancient authors, is the place
of the “Genession” (birthplace), the place where Danaos first came
to anchor. Honouring this event there was a temple built in this area, the temple
of Genessios Poseidon.
The excavations in Kiveri brought to light Mycenean tombs, ancient
facilities in the area of Ag. Demetrios and evidence of an ancient temple in Ag.
Two kilometers south of Kiveri, in the cove of Ag. Giorgi, there is
a great spring of fresh water gushing from under the sea, Anavalos
the exploitation of which, through the great projects being in full progress,
is expected to radically resolve the irrigation problems of the Province
This text (extract) is cited March 2004 from the Prefectorial
Self-Government of Argolida tourist pamphlet.