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Mitropoleos Square, Old Town of Xanthi

Starting from Mitropoleos square, today visitors can discover the most interesting parts of Xanthi’s Old Town. It is also the centre of important cultural events including the “Celebrations of the Old City” which are the most popular ones a...

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Mansion Anna Kaloudis - Kougioumtzoglou, Old Town of Xanthi

The mansion was built in 1877 by the tobacco trader Stavros Hatzistavros or else called Hemikoglou Tzamiha in order to serve as a residence. The date of construction can be seen in the inscription of a wall painting which is over the door a...

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Greek Consulate, Old Town of Xanthi

The building was built in the period of 1890 - 1910, and during the Ottoman rule, serves for short periods, as the seat of the Greek Consulate. In the picture, it is possibly a celebration of March 25, 1933, in Metropoleos Square . Archite...

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Entrance, Nestos

The river Nestos or Nessos for the ancient Greeks was according to mythology, Ocean’s son and Kallirrois’ father. Kalliroi according to the legend was Vistona’s wife. The river Nestos stems from Rodopi and crosses the whole mountain range. ...

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Game Location, Nestos

Game Location Approximately in the middle of our chosen route and at an artificial cavity of a rock, while sheltered from the weather, you have the opportunity to observe many species representative of the flora and fauna of the region. Th...

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Entrance 2, Abdera

The first Greek colonists arrived, to this Thracian corner, during the middle of the 7th century BC. Their origin was from Klazomenes, a city which existed on the coast of the land of Minor Asia and located opposite of the island of Chios. ...

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Baths, Abdera

Baths The baths which were found in the western interior side of Polystylon walls. In the Byzantine Polystylon, one of the oldest buildings, now in ruins, it's this small bath. It is dated in the 4th-5th century. Public baths during the...

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Baptistery, Abdera

Baptistery The octagonal Baptistery, belonged to an earlier church. It was placed on the north-eastern corner of the Episcopal Church, and it was certainly used in the early years (9th – 10th century) of operation of the Episcopal Church. ...

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