The city is built with a singular architectural plan has been based on plans of French architects of General Maison (1829). Dominate the beautiful square with the monument of three Admirals to supporters two cannons from the Battle of Navarino (1827), shaded by tall trees.
A beautiful place with historical significance and monuments like the Castle, the Archaeological Museum with finds from the region from the Stone Age until the Minoan era. On Englianos hill there are some of the dilapidated pieces of Nestor palace, King of Pylos, and a vaulted tomb that is believed buried. The lagoon of Gialova, the famous beach Voidokoilia, waterfalls of Neda and exotic Polylimnio are some of the natural beauty of the area.