The biggest village of Pelion was at its commercial and cultural peak in the 17th and 18th Centuries. It is the birth place of G. Kordatos, a distinguished historian. There are texts dating back to the Byzantine era that mention Pelion by the name Zagora. The library of Zagora with thousands of rare books is of great interest.ν.
The school of Rigas Ferreos or Hellenic museum as it was known, the oldest school on Pelion, Kallinikos Lapatis (Patriarch of Constantinopole) and the bard of the Greeks Rigas Fereos were students of the school among others.