The aim of this action is the creation and placement of handmade ceramic tiles in historical buildings and points of interest in Agiasos, hand-painted with unique traditional designs inspired by the nature of the Lesvian countryside but also with patterns from loom designs unique in Lesvos, creation of local painters and potters of Agiasos with generations of experience.
At the bottom of the tile we placed QR Codes and through the camera of our mobile or QR Code Scanner application, we scan the tile and we are redirected to the website of Visitagiasos.gr in the respective online bilingual guide in Greek and English with audiovisual material for the specific point.
There, apart from the detailed explanation of the POI we can also find mapped routes for the proposed alternative paths to the next tile, thus organizing our tour according to our interests, learning through technology for the historical sites, museums or even businesses around the point of interest, «marrying» the local culture with technology and creating a useful and timeless tool, which with a simple movement of our mobile phone will fill us with knowledge and valid information.
This project was completed under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports.
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