Seven Towers (Thess r.08)

A walk in the inhabited and wall-enclosed Acropolis of Thessaloniki with its infamous fortress of Eptapyrgio (Seven Towers).
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Eptapyrgio Fortress, Trigonion Tower and the entire Acropolis of Thessaloniki as seen from the top of the White Tower. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Eptapyrgio Fortress, Trigonion Tower and the entire Acropolis of Thessaloniki as seen from the top of the White Tower. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Inside Trigonion Tower that was recently restored in a beautiful and careful way. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Inside Trigonion Tower that was recently restored in a beautiful and careful way. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

The view from the rooftop of the Trigonion Tower is breathtaking. On a clear day like this you see easily up to Olympus Mountain across Thermaikos Gulf. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

The view from the rooftop of the Trigonion Tower is breathtaking. On a clear day like this you see easily up to Olympus Mountain across Thermaikos Gulf. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Inside the Byzantine Eptapyrgio Fortress. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Inside the Byzantine Eptapyrgio Fortress. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

The small chapel of Agios Eleftherios from inside the old prison of Yenti Koule - Eptapyrgio. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

The small chapel of Agios Eleftherios from inside the old prison of Yenti Koule - Eptapyrgio. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

During the last years of the Ottoman rule, Eptapyrgio was turned into a prison with the addition of some newer buildings and it became known as one of the toughest prisons in Greece with the Turkish name of Yenti Koule. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

During the last years of the Ottoman rule, Eptapyrgio was turned into a prison with the addition of some newer buildings and it became known as one of the toughest prisons in Greece with the Turkish name of Yenti Koule. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

The impressive entrance of Eptapyrgio Fortress or Yenti Koule as it was called by the Ottomans. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

The impressive entrance of Eptapyrgio Fortress or Yenti Koule as it was called by the Ottomans. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Eptapyrgio with snow. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Eptapyrgio with snow. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Zappa St. is a beautiful, quiet street that has both new and old houses. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Zappa St. is a beautiful, quiet street that has both new and old houses. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Going up the stairs on E. Venizelou St. brings you in front of this path, that leads to the Eptapyrgio fortress. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Going up the stairs on E. Venizelou St. brings you in front of this path, that leads to the Eptapyrgio fortress. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)


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