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Entrance from the South - East 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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George Matsopoulos’ residence, Old Town of Xanthi

The building is built, in the decade of 1890 - 1900 by the doctor George Matsopoulos, husband of the daughter of the landowner Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos, who was married to Helen Kougioumtzoglou. The doctor, since 1894, settled in Komotini an...

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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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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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Archaeological site , Abdera

At the unique hilly and rocky ground, at the sandy shores of the Thracian land, opposite the island of Thassos, and between the Nestos Delta and the Lake Vistonida, the first colonists of the region who came from Klazomenes of Asia Minor at...

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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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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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