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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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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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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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Metropolitan Hall , Old Town of Xanthi

The Bishop's Palace was built, in 1897, at the request of Bishop Joachim Sgouros, in the elders of the city, in 1892, to house the services of the Bishop Church of Xanthi and Peritheorio but it also served as living space, of each Bishop. ...

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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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Entrance, 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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