Entrance from Antika Square , Old Town of Xanthi

The city of Xanthi didn’t exist during ancient times. However during the Byzantine Empire, there was a city with the name Xanthia which was built on the hill north west of the present city of Xanthi. The name Xanthia first appears in 879 a...

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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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Folklore and Historical Museum of the Progressive Union of Xanthi, Old Town of Xanthi

The building was erected during the period from 1860 to 1862 according to the plans of a Russian architect. It used to belong to the tobacco merchant Antonio Chartzoglou and hosted two families separately. However, from the research done so...

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Constantine Leontaridis’ residence. George Mavromichalis' residence , Old Town of Xanthi

These two buildings were built in the decade of 1890-1900, by Constantinos Leontaridis. Architectural Description: In the first building, that on Antika Street, number 6,there are visible, subsequent alterations, on the outer view. But in...

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Nikolaos Adamidis’ residence, Old Town of Xanthi

Built in the decade of 1890 - 1900, by the tobacco broker Nicholas Adamidis. Architectural description: A two-storey building, with stonework ,and plenty of architectural and decorative elements,on the borderline between neoclassical and e...

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Chapel of Analipsis, Old Town of Xanthi

The Chapel of the Ascension of Christ, in its current form, was built in the period of 1850 - 1880, possibly over the tenure of Joachim Sgouros. It is reported, that in 1934, it was known by the name of St. Intercessor or otherwise Panagia ...

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Archaeological museum of Avdira , Abdera

The Archaeological Museum of Abdera is operational since January 2000 (Αrchaeological work in Macedonia and Thrace 13,1999). It contains items coming from excavations of the region of the ancient city and they cover a chronological range fr...

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Pamouktsoglou mansion, Abdera

Pamouktsoglou Mansion At Abdera, in the modern estate, visitors can see buildings from the period of the Ottoman rule. There are several scattered architectural finery which manage to survive, such as the Pamouktsoglou Mansion as shown. ...

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