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Heptapyrgion

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Κατερίνα
Κατερίνα
September 28, 2019
The Heptapyrgion (Ancient Greek: Ἑπταπύργιον), modern Eptapyrgio (Επταπύργιο), also popularly known by its Ottoman Turkish name Yedi Kule (Γεντί Κουλέ), is a Byzantine and Ottoman-era fortress situated on the north-eastern corner of the Acropolis of Thessaloniki in Greece. Despite its name, which in…
Nikoletta
Nikoletta
July 29, 2019
While visiting the historic Ano Poli (also known as Old city or Upper town) you’ll easily realize that you are in the heart of the Medieval Byzantine Thessaloniki. The Akropolis and Heptapyrgion through the centuries Located inside the Akropolis of Thessaloniki, Heptapyrgion was built by the…
Anastasia
Anastasia
June 02, 2019
Located inside the Akropolis of Thessaloniki, Heptapyrgion was built by the Byzantines during the Paleologian Dynasty (14th century AD). It was constructed over an older citadel possibly dated back to the 9th century AD. It was used as a garrison for the city’s military guard and a safe retreat for…
Spartakos
Spartakos
December 30, 2017
The Eptapyrgio, also popularly known by its Ottoman Turkish name Yedi Kule, is a Byzantine and Ottoman-era fortress situated on the north-eastern corner of the acropolis of Thessaloniki in Greece. Despite its name, which in both languages means "Fortress of Seven Towers", it features ten, and was…
Stamatis
Stamatis
October 05, 2016
its a nice walk up the oldcity past the walls and up the hill that hosts the old prison - fortress. great view and great information from the past and -why not- the future ...
Locatie
7 Dim. Tzachila
Thessaloniki, 546 34
Telefoonnummer+30 698 888 8888
Status openingstijdenOpen · Closes 3:00 PM
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