Friday, October 12, 2012


Nafplion was the first capital of the contemporary Greek state,(1828-1833) , is considered as one of the most picturesque cities in the whole world and an ideal destination for romantic wandering in the old city.

Famous attactions :
Palamidi fort  is one of the greatest achievements of Venetian fortification and maintained in excellent condition. 
Burtzi fortress, which became known by the Turkish name Bourtzi meaning tower,  is a registered trademark of Nafplio.  The island on whicn  is built the fort , was a Byzantine church dedicated to St. Theodore. The Venetians, realizing its strategic location built  a tower there in 1473.

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