It dates from the 2nd Venetian Occupation (1687-1715) and was rebuilt in 1831 with the addition of the second floor. One of the largest houses in town with impressive interior decorations, it was the residence of Count Von Armansperg.
Built in 1714, it has 8 independent bastions which are preserved in excellent condition. Later it housed a horrible prison. Access is possible by stairs or by a modern road. The view from the top of the hill is breathtaking.
It is the locals' favorite walk along the steep cliffs of Acronafplia and the impressive walls of Palamidi. It ends at Arvanitia Square overlooking an organized beach.
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.
The first Greek Military Academy was housed in this two-storey neoclassical building from 1828 until 1834. Since 1988 it houses the War Museum with collections (documents, weapons, maps) from the Greek Independence War until the 2nd World War.
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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.
The old railway station of the city was constructed here in 1885 and was closed in 1963. Today within the park there is a rest area, a small open-air theatre and the Children's Museum with a shadow theatre.
The square was named after Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first governor of modern Greece. His marble statue was placed on the square in 1932.
An obelisk was erected in 1903 in the centre of the square in honor of the French Philhellenes (Maison, Fabvier and De Rigny) who fell during the Greek Independence war. Their names are found in the inscription on the base of the monument.