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Acronafplia
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It is the oldest castle in Nafplio facing Bourtzi, right at the entrance of the Argoliko bay and connected to the mainland just north of the ravine Arvanitias. Akronafplia, the massive rock, was inhabited since prehistoric times. Standing on ...


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Archaeological Museum
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The restored museum which dominates the Syntagma Square is one of the most splendid Venetian buildings in the city. In the two-storey building dating from 1713 and which served as a warehouse for the Venetian fleet, are exhibits from excavations ...


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Bourtzi
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Another important fortress of Nafplio is Bourtzi, which was built in 1473 on the island of Agios Theodoros and is located in the harbor entrance. It was an integral part of other fortifications of the city for many centuries. It ...


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Church of Aghios Spyridonas
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Built in 1702, it is the most important church of Nafplio. In 1831, Ioannis Kapodistrias was assassinated at the entrance of the church. Holes from bullets are still visible on the walls of the temple.


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Church of Agia Sophia
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It dates from the 14th century and is the oldest of the surviving churches. It was the first church that was given permission to perform orthodox liturgy since the invasion of the Turks.


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Church of Agion Panton
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A small but important church which dates since the time of the second Venetian occupation (1686-1715). When the Turks conquered the city in 1715, it was the only church in which Christians were allowed to worship God. The old city ...


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Church of Evangelistria
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The Church of Evangelistria: It is located at one of the highest elevation of Nafplio. Before the church was built in 1975, there was once a small monastery. South of the temple is a small chapel and a hall with ...


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Church of Genesion (Birth) of Virgin Mary
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It is located near Syntagma square and dates from the 15th century. Outside the temple, there is a monument at the very same spot where the Patron Saint of the city, Anastasios, was tortured by the Turks. St. Anastasios was ...


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Church of St. Nicholas
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Located in Karathona just outside of Nafplio, this temple was built during the period of the Venetian occupation.


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Courthouse of Nafplio
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A prestigious building located opposite the statue of Kavalari Gerou tou Moria.  In the courtyard we find the statues of the heroic judges Tertsenis and Polizoidis. Two great figures who served the Greek judicial system with exemplary consistency and refused ...


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Gate of the Land
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Built in 1708, it is located on the road to Akronafplia and at the foot of the stone stairs of Palamidi. Long ago, it was the only entrance to the city by land as there was a moat filled ...


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Kapodistrias Square
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with the marble statue of the first governor The marble statue of the governor, the work of the sculptor Michael Tobros, was placed in the square in 1932. The statue shows Kapodistrias dressed with formal attire and standing upright while ...


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Lion of Bavaria
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An exceptional sculptured monument found in Pronia Square, where the National Assembly met in 1832 to ratify the election of Otto as king of the Greeks. According to history, following the orders of Otto’s father, the sculpture was carved on ...


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Metropolitan church of Aghios Georgios
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The first church after the freedom of Nafplio and one of the oldest churches with a great history. It dates from the 16th century and is interwoven with the history of the city. In this church the funerals of Palaion ...


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National Picture Gallery of Nafplio
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It represents an extension of the National Gallery, and since 2004, it has been located in a beautiful neoclassical building of 1905. The exemplary renovation of the building and the equipments were carried out by the Foundation "Alexander S. ...


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