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May 16, 2021
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.

Philellinon Square

Philellinon Square

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.

Victoria Hotel

Victoria Hotel

Located in Nafplion, this hotel is within a five-minute walk of the Palamidi, and a short drive from Tolo. It has a spa, as well as a sauna, free Wi-Fi and a beauty centre.

DIM.ARG - Byzantine Hagiography

DIM.ARG - Byzantine Hagiography

 

The existence of icons has been witnessed from the beginning of the 4th century AD. The Orthdox religious painting has been established worldwide as a from of art high-quality. Greece plays a leading part in the course of religious painting throughout the centuries as well as in Orthodox religion. As a follower of this tradition, I produce artistic icons with love for this art. Apart from hagiography, you can also find other pieces of art as well as anything else you wish to order.

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.