Akadimi is a small mountain village located near Halki. The village boasts the tower of Makropolitis, an impressive and imposing building which was built by an Orthodox Naxian and not by the Venetians like most other towers on the island.
The small picturesque houses of the village have large gardens and their own wells.
A handful of renowned Greeks who became famous in the domestic political scene and internationally hail from Akadimi. Among them Ioannis Papadakis, a scientist of international fame, and the MP of the Centre Union, Antonios Barotsis
The Byzantine Church of “Eisodia of Virgin Mary” is the parish church of the village and celebrates their panagiri on 21 November each year. Another church of the village is the Church of Saint Nikolaos.
There are two watermills in the village: Barotsi and Gkoufa, and a olive press.
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