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Seven Towers (Thess r.08)

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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) Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Byzantine, Towers, The Locals, Castles, Paris Skyline, Medieval, Greek

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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)

Inside Trigonion Tower that was recently restored in a beautiful and careful way. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers) Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Towers, The Locals, Restoration, Greek, Walking, City, Beautiful

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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) On A Clear Day, Days Like This, Crete Greece, Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, The Locals, Rooftop, Paris Skyline

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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) Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Byzantine, Roman Empire, Towers, The Locals, Castles, Places Ive Been

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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) Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Uber, Towers, The Locals, Prison, Greece, Old Things

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

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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) Ottoman Turks, Fantasy Island, Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Nymph, Byzantine, Ottomans, Uber

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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) Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Towers, Walking, Snow, Instagram, Tours, Tower, Walks

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 is a beautiful, quiet street that has both new and old houses. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers) Zappa, Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Towers, Old Houses, Daydream, Walking, Street, Beautiful

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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. brings you in front of this path, that leads to the Eptapyrgio fortress. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers) Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Towers, Daydream, Paths, Walking, Stairs, Country Roads, Outdoor

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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)

The sign on the gate of Anna Palaiologina informs us that she was actually the one who had it built, back in far-away (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers) Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Towers, Gate, Anna, Walking, Sign, Tours, Portal

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The sign on the gate of Anna Palaiologina informs us that she was actually the one who had it built, back in far-away 1355. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

In the main square of Eptapyrgio, that got its name from the church of Agioi Anargyroi, the most dominant feature are the giant trees that produce a thick shadow even in the sunniest day of summer. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers) Giant Tree, Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Towers, Sunny Days, Walking, Summer, Painting, Summer Time

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In the main square of Eptapyrgio, that got its name from the church of Agioi Anargyroi, the most dominant feature are the giant trees that produce a thick shadow even in the sunniest day of summer. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Standing in the place of the old cistern, you can get a full view of the old fortress of Eptapyrgio and the expansions added later as prison buildings. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers) Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Byzantine, Towers, The Expanse, Prison, Castles, Medieval, Buildings

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Standing in the place of the old cistern, you can get a full view of the old fortress of Eptapyrgio and the expansions added later as prison buildings. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Sometime in early Autumn, during the outdoor Wall Festival, on the corner of Polydorou and Agrafon streets, you can enjoy live music events, and also catch some traditional shadow theatre, known as Karagiozis from the name of its main character. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers) Shadow Theatre, Music Events, Early Autumn, Acropolis, Main Character, Thessaloniki, Outdoor Walls, Towers, Live Music

Sometime in early Autumn, during the outdoor Wall Festival, on the corner of Polydorou and Agrafon streets, you can enjoy live music events, and also catch some traditional shadow theatre, known as Karagiozis from the name of its main character. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

Following the dirt path around the Eptapyrgio fortress you can clearly see where the city ends and the Seih Sou forest begins. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers) Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Towers, Monument Valley, Paths, New York Skyline, Walking, City, Travel

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Following the dirt path around the Eptapyrgio fortress you can clearly see where the city ends and the Seih Sou forest begins. (Walking Thessaloniki, Route 08 - Seven Towers)

 on the side of Sykies, provides some park-like open-air space, along a big stretch of the wall, where it's preserved in its original height. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route Seven Towers) Air Space, Acropolis, Thessaloniki, Towers, Monument Valley, Walking, Park, Big, Building

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Teihon St. on the side of Sykies, provides some park-like open-air space, along a big stretch of the wall, where it's preserved in its original height. (Walking Thessaloniki / Route 08, Seven Towers)