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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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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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Matsineia School, Old Town of Xanthi

The Matsineia School, was built in 1863, with a donation of tobacco merchant and landowner, benefactor of the city, Michael Metaxas Mazzini. The people of Xanthi, in the spirit of solidarity and self-awareness that distinguished them during...

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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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Archaeological site of Avdira, Abdera

In the archaeological site which can be visited, the excavations so far, give us the image of a city with continuous habitation, although suffered physical phenomena, and successively, the human intervention. From the Archaic to the Roman y...

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Ancient harbor, Abdera

Today, there are obvious identified traces in one of the five ancient, port structures. In the southwestern ancient port of the city of Abdera, the eastern breakwater is mainly preserved. The breakwater automatically protects the port, from...

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Baptistery, Abdera

Baptistery The octagonal Baptistery, belonged to an earlier church. It was placed on the north-eastern corner of the Episcopal Church, and it was certainly used in the early years (9th – 10th century) of operation of the Episcopal Church. ...

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