Arta is built where in antiquity was the city of Amvrakia . Although few monuments are saved the visitor can see many surviving artwork. The long history of Arta enables travelers to enjoy many important sights.
Some of them are the famous bridge of Arta, the castle of Arta, the Ottoman clock of Arta, while from the ancient city of Amvrakia the little theater of Amvrakia, the walls of Amvrakia, the southwestern cemetery and more have been saved.
In Arta there are also Medeval castles and Byzantine churches like Parigoritissa , St. Theodora and St. Basil . Finally there is special interest for its museums (Archaeological, Folklore etc ) and the Municipal Gallery.