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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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Entrance from the North Side, 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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Entrance from the South Side, 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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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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Athanasios Kougioumtzoglou - Melpo Merlie’s residence , Old Town of Xanthi

The building was built during the decade of 1890-1900, by the tobacco trader, prominent village elder and benefactor of the city, Athanasios Kougioumtzoglou. His great-grand daughter is Melpo Logothetis- Merlie, who was born in Xanthi in 18...

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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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Church of John the Baptist, Old Town of Xanthi

The Holy Cathedral of St. John the Baptist was built around 1839, by workers of Epirus, when bishop was Eugene. During this period, the reform decree of Sultan, the Hatt-i Serif, gave privileges to all, non-Muslim communities of the Ottoman...

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Galleries, Nestos

Galleries At the end of the 19th century, and during Ottoman Empire’s time, a difficult technical task got completed. T...

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