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A Lighthouse “At the End of the World”

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)          The lighthouse on Cape Tenaro in southern Peloponnese has been totally restored and renovated, and now has its own full-time guard.   The renovation was undertaken by the Ekaterini Laskaridis Foundation in collaboration with the Lighthouses Service of the Hellenic Navy and competent ministries.  Cape Tenaro also known as Cape Matapan or “the end of the world” is the southernmost point not only of mainland Greece but also of the European continent and the site of a cave claimed to be the mythological entrance – home of Hades, the god of the dead. Located in eastern Mani, Laconia prefecture, Cape Tenaro was firstly mentioned by Homer in his “Iliad.”