Two parallel exhibitions are housed here annually from June until October regarding modern Greek art and ancient numismatic (coin) collections.
It is a single-naved church with a dome and was built in 1702. The first Greek Governor I. Kapodistrias was assassinated here in 1831. One of the two assassins was chased and lynched by the furious crowd. At the small square there are two Turkish fountains from the 18th century.
The church for the patron saint of sailors was founded in 1836 and is of Italian influence. The wooden iconostasis, the pulpit, the chandelier and the large icons date from 1848-1849.
The most important square in the city with many historic buildings to visit, such as the Archaeological Museum, Vouleftiko and Trianon.
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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.
It owes its name to the five cannons that defended Nafplio in the west in combination with Bourtzi and was constructed by Venetians in the late 15th century.