If you visit Sithonia, spend a few hours to the Aristotle’s Park. The experimental instruments will entertain you & educate you about the Greek philosopher.The Aristotle’s Park, a unique theme park of Halkidiki, is located in a most beautiful area with a marvelous view towards the Gulf of Ierissos and the whole peninsula of Athos.
The park is dedicated to the famous Greek philosopher, Aristotle and includes a series of interesting instruments which when used properly will show the phenomena of nature.
At the center of the park stands the statue of the philosopher. Created in 2004, some of the instruments available in the park are the solar clock, lens, compass, pentaphone, optical discs, pendulum, water turbine, inertia spheres, and parabolic reflectors. For those of you who know little about Aristotle, he was influenced by his teacher Plato and later by the natural sciences which drove him to believe in the importance of empirical research.