Pigadia (or Karpathos Town) is the capital of Karpathos Island. In the heart of this attractive small town, visitors will find all the public services of Karpathos as well as plenty of local shops, restaurants, caffes and bars. Pigadia is a charming place that impresses every visitor in Karpathos. Walking distance from Pigadia center sit long sandy beaches with both crowded and quiet spots. All kinds of accommodations can be found in Pigadia as well as various taverns, cafes and a few bars. Interesting sightseeings are the Acropolis of ancient Poseidio, the ruins of a paleo-Christian basilica, the monumental tomb in the cave of Neptune and the small museum of ancient findings.