Mitropoleos Square, Old Town of Xanthi

Starting from Mitropoleos square, today visitors can discover the most interesting parts of Xanthi’s Old Town. It is also the centre of important cultural events including the “Celebrations of the Old City” which are the most popular ones 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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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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Metropolitan Hall , Old Town of Xanthi

The Bishop's Palace was built, in 1897, at the request of Bishop Joachim Sgouros, in the elders of the city, in 1892, to house the services of the Bishop Church of Xanthi and Peritheorio but it also served as living space, of each Bishop. ...

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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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Entrance, Nestos

The river Nestos or Nessos for the ancient Greeks was according to mythology, Ocean’s son and Kallirrois’ father. Kalliroi according to the legend was Vistona’s wife. The river Nestos stems from Rodopi and crosses the whole mountain range. ...

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Straits Entrance, Nestos

The entrance of Stena Nestos after a course of 243 kilometers from Rila Mountains in Southern Bulgaria and then through Rodopi ,covering 130 kilometers of the Greek territory , arrives near the end of his route , which is the point slight...

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Entrance, Abdera

The first Greek colonists arrived, to this Thracian corner, during the middle of the 7th century BC. Their origin was from Klazomenes, a city which existed on the coast of the land of Minor Asia and located opposite of the island of Chios. ...

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