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Dec 16, 2019
Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum

Built in 1713 as a warehouse for the Venetian Navy, it became a military caserne. During the German Occupation it housed the German Interrogation Office and today it serves as an Archaeological Museum holding a rich collection of finds from prehistoric until roman times.

Trianon

Trianon

It is the oldest mosque in the city, probably from the end of the 16th century.
In the years of the 2nd Venetian Occupation it was converted into a catholic church. From 1828 until 1833 it housed a school and later it was used as a theatre and a cinema called "Trianon". Today it houses the Municipal Theatre of Nafplio.

Grimani Bastion

Grimani Bastion

It was built from 1702 until 1706 with large stones, it is four-sided and had four cannons. On the north-east wall is the relief of St. Marc's Lion, the emblem of Venice.

Vouleftiko - “Parliament”

Vouleftiko - “Parliament”

Built around 1730, it was originally used as a mosque and is characteristic for late Ottoman architecture. After the end of the Greek Independence war it housed the Greek Parliament (1825-1826). It is currently a conference hall. The Art Gallery of the Municipality of Nafplio is housed on the ground floor.

Trion Navarchon Square (Three Admirals Square)

Trion Navarchon Square (Three Admirals Square)

It is dedicated to the three Admirals (Codrington, De Rigny and Heiden) who devastated the Turkish-Egyptian fleet in the sea-battle of Navarone in 1826. In the centre of the square is the burial monument of Demetrius Ypsilantis, one of the leading figures in the Greek Independence war. On the west side of the square is the bronze statue of Otto von Wittelsbach, the first king of Greece.

Church of Panaghia

Church of Panaghia

It is one of the oldest churches in the city. It was built in the 15th century but was given its present form as a three-naved basilica around 1700. It has a beautiful wooden iconostasis dating from the 19th century.