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New town of Nafplio
Attractions - Nafplio

The new district of Nafplio reflects the character of any modern city. It is embedded, in the true sense of the word, between the two access roads, Asklipiou and Argos-Nafplio Avenue. The wide streets, apartment buildings, shops and offices bring ...


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Old Town
Attractions - Nafplio

At every step through the city, the visitors are confronted with the history of the area. The historical town spreads to the entire northern side of Acronafplia, starting from the passage formed between Acronafplia and the steep slope of the ...


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Palamidi
Attractions - Nafplio

An impressive Venetian fortress which blends perfectly into its natural surroundings as if it were a part of it. It was built in 1687 by the Venetian Morosini to serve as a defensive stand of the city. The last work ...


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Parliament Building
Attractions - Nafplio

It is among the most important buildings in the city and located in Syntagma Square. It was originally built as a Turkish mosque in the late 18th century. It is a characteristic mosque of the late Otto architectural period, ...


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Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and Folk Art Museum
Attractions - Nafplio

It is housed in a neoclassical building of the early 20th century. On entering the museum one can see the works of the renowned artist Phaidon Patrikalakis. The exhibits in the museum represent life in the city of Nafplio ...


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Psaromahalas (the fisherman’s neighbourhood)
Attractions - Nafplio

Located on the side of the cathedral of St. George, it is one of the oldest and most picturesque neighbourhoods. A path was carved out by the Venetians to divide the slums of Vrachateikon and Psaromahalas, in other words the ...


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Public Library «Palamidis»
Attractions - Nafplio

It was established in 1951 by the Nafplio Progressive Association and is located in the center. It is housed in the neoclassical building, which was the old girls school. The great works of Greek writers are preserved in the ...


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Railway Station
Attractions - Nafplio

Simply known as "Stathmos"-“Station” by the locals. It is one of the many beautiful sites which marks the end or the beginning of the old city of Nafplio. The Peloponnesian Folk Art Foundation has created a museum space dedicated to ...


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Statue of The Old Man of Moria
Attractions - Nafplio

The park of the old train station is dominated by the bronze statue of the hero of the Greek Revolution, Lieutenant Theodore Kolokotronis, also known as ‘The Old Man of Moria’. This impressive statue is the work of the sculptor ...


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Syntagma Square or Platanos Square
Attractions - Nafplio

or simply Platanos. It is named after the plane tree which once occupied the centre. The politicians of the nation would make speeches under that tree. It comprises the center of the city and is a beautiful big square surrounded ...


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The Great Road - Megalos Dromos
Attractions - Nafplio

The current Basileos Konstantinou (King Constantine), is the best place to learn about the real, authentic discovery of Nafplio. It is the first road constructed by conventional standards in Greece, an initiative of John Kapodistrias, who wanted roads and cities ...


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Town Hall
Attractions - Nafplio

A remarkable neo-classical building located in the Navarchon Square. It was built to house the first high school in Nafplio, which was founded in 1833, then the pharmacy of Bonafin Boniface, where, according to tradition, Kapodistrias was embalmed. Just further ...


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Trion Navarchon Square
Attractions - Nafplio

The square of the Three Admirals is a historical square, where the victory celebration of Navarino took place. One can find the tomb containing the remains of Dimitrios Ypsilandis, one of the leaders of the Greek Revolution.


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War Museum
Attractions - Nafplio

It is located just before Syndagma Square. It is an imposing stone building that has served as a museum since 1988. It is housed in a two-storey neo-classical building where, in 1828, the first Cadet school and later the ...


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