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Jun 3, 2020
Bourtzi

Bourtzi

Built in 1473, it served as a fortress until 1865. It became the residence of the executioners who carried out the death sentences in Palamidi prison. In 1935 it was converted into a hotel. Today there are regular boat-trips to the island.

The Land Gate

The Land Gate

It was built in 1707 and was the only entrance to the town by land, always closing at sundown. There used to be a moat in front of it. The gate was demolished in 1897 and was recently reconstructed according to a study of its original form.

The Armansperg House

The Armansperg House

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.

Bonne Nuit Pension

Bonne Nuit Pension

This property is 6 minutes walk from the beach. Set in the old town of Nafplio, in the area of Psaromachalas, Bonne Nuit Pension offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and views over the charming surroundings. It has a common veranda overlooking the islet of Bourtzi.

Catholic Church of Metamorphosis tou Sotiros

Catholic Church of Metamorphosis tou Sotiros

Transfiguration of the Saviour.
It is known as Francoklisia and was given to the Catholic Church in 1839. Inside there is a painting of the Sagrada Familia (Holy Family), copy of the work of the Italian Renaissance painter Raphael. It is used since 1839 to present day without interruption.