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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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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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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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Metropolis’ Cathedral, Old Town of Xanthi

The building was built during the Ottoman Empire in the period of 1870 - 1890, by workers of Epirus and was donated, to the Greek Community of Xanthi. Probably, later, it becomes property of the local church by donation. Architectural desc...

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George Papadopoulos’ residence , Old Town of Xanthi

The building is built, around 1906, by George Papadopoulos and his wife Kleoniki, nee Pilidis - Mazzini. Architectural description: This is a two-storey stone building with bold features of local architecture and austere appearance, without...

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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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Kiosk , Nestos

Kiosk Reaching the end of a long turn of the path and on a great spot for panoramic view, after walking for about 20 minutes, we are given the chance to examine the area from north to south and observe the great variety of the landscape a...

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Byzantine Acropolis of Polystylon , Abdera

In Byzantine times, Abdera was renamed into Polystylon (which means many coloumns), probably from the many ruins that there were generally at that time and mainly from ancient columns (pillars) transported from the area. The city was shrin...

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