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Oct 26, 2020
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.

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.

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.

City Hall

City Hall

A 19th century neo-classical building that housed the first High school of Greece in 1833. It was renovated in 1992 and since then it houses the City Hall.