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War Museum

War Museum

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.

OSE Park

OSE Park

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.

Harmony Rooms

Harmony Rooms

Harmony Rooms in Nafplio (or Nafplion, A'Napli, Nauplie, Nauplio Nafplia, Navplion) is a new hotel (finished in June 2011) in the Argolida county of the Peloponnese with all modern amenities, a touch of luxury and spectacular, panoramic views of the whole of Nafplio across the sea including the castles of Bourtzi in the harbour, Palamidi high up on the hill and Acronafplia.

Palamidi fortress

Palamidi fortress

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.

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.

Kastello Guesthouse

Kastello Guesthouse

This property is 4 minutes walk from the beach. Housed in an old mansion, Kastello Guesthouse features elegant accommodation . It is located in one of the scenic alleys of Nafplio, between Syntagma Square and the starting point for climbing to Palamidi Castle.

Acronafplia

Acronafplia

Formed the walled settlement of Nafplio since ancient times and was given its final form by Franks and Venetians. In 1686 Venetians forbade the habitation in Acronafplia and transferred the population. In 1926 the notorious prison of Palamidi was relocated to Acronafplia and was finally demolished in 1970-71 to build Xenia Palace Hotel.