The area was inhabited since prehistoric times. In place Kostaris They unearthed relics of the early and middle Bronze Age. In antiquity played an important role due to its strategic position. In the 11th century as imperial acquisition had great economic flowering and religious life. Its long history boasts many raids, looting and conquests. In the mid-16th century. courtesy of Suleiman’s daughter, who converted the area into foundations, giving the tax revenues of villages in charitable institutions of Istanbul.
Agia is situated at an altitude of 200 m. At the foot of Kissavos is 37 km. from Larissa and is inhabited by 5000 people. Residents deal mainly with the production of apples, cherries and pears, which occupy the leading positions in trade. Under the Amyros flowing river, which It stems from Kissavos crosses the Dotio field and flows into Lake Karla. The banks River unite three stone bridges in the Agia. In the old street Agia-Agiokampos, the Grand Rema stands the impressive stone bridge Allamanos which was built in 1858 to enable communication with Agia and the coastline. The “Paleokastro” offers unobstructed views over the Aegean Sea, Dotio field and the plain of Thessaly. While the presence of three artillery witness their struggles Holy in the years of Civil War.
Byzantine monuments are the Monasteries of St. Agion Anargiron and St. Panteleimon. The Monastery of Ag. Anargyron was founded in 1588 and is located 3 km. From Agia, towards the coast, amidst lush vegetation stream and trees. The place is run and recreation area where flocking crowd during celebration of May Day. The Monastery of the Presentation of Mary-St.Panteleimon is situated 4 km. Away from Hagia on the way Melivia and erected in 1292 when Byzantine Emperor Alexios was Kominos. Within Agia preserved numerous valuable religious monuments of post-Byzantine period, mainly,
and notable buildings, mansions and neoclassical houses.