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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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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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