Monuments

Ancient, Byzantine & Post-Byzantine monuments, buildings of various usages and forms, which in previous eras used to meet the practical, functional and social needs of the inhabitants: bridges, windmills, watermills, water fountains, war monuments & statues, historical & public buildings, even old industrial buildings that today are being used for other purposes; all attract the interest and admiration of the visitor.
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VISIT GREECE| The island of Delos, near Mykonos, is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| The island of Delos, near Mykonos, is one of the most important mythological, historical and archaeological sites in Greece. #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE | Archaeological Museum of Amphipolis in Macedonia #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE | Archaeological Museum of Amphipolis in Macedonia #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| Monuments in Greece Lysicrates Monument in Plaka, #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| Monuments in Greece Lysicrates Monument in Plaka, #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| The Petrified Forest of #Lesvos is now a rocky landscape, designated as a Greek Natural Monument and a UNESCO Geopark. #monuments #history #art&culture

Petrified Forest of Lesbos

VISIT GREECE| The Petrified Forest of #Lesvos is now a rocky landscape, designated as a Greek Natural Monument and a UNESCO Geopark. #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| Marble grave stele of a young woman and servant  Period: Classical Date: ca. 400–390 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| Marble grave stele of a young woman and servant Period: Classical Date: ca. 400–390 B.C. Culture: Greek, Attic #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| The city of Aigai, the ancient first capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia, was discovered in the 19th century near Vergina.

VISIT GREECE| The city of Aigai, the ancient first capital of the Kingdom of Macedonia, was discovered in the 19th century near Vergina.

VISIT GREECE| The statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis, in front of the Old Greek Parliament building #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| The statue of Theodoros Kolokotronis, in front of the Old Greek Parliament building #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| The theater of Epidaurus was designed by Polykleitos the Younger in the 4th century BC. The original 34 rows were extended in Roman times by another 21 rows. #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| The theater of Epidaurus was designed by Polykleitos the Younger in the 4th century BC. The original 34 rows were extended in Roman times by another 21 rows. #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| Statue of Alexander the Great in Thessaloniki #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| Statue of Alexander the Great in Thessaloniki #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| The Acropolis of Athens or Citadel #monuments #history #art&culture

VISIT GREECE| The Acropolis of Athens or Citadel #monuments #history #art&culture


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The so called Treasury of Atreus (or Tomb of Agamemnon). The best preserved Mycenaean funerary monument (13th c. BC). Included in UNESCO's World Heritage List.

The so called Treasury of Atreus (or Tomb of Agamemnon). The best preserved Mycenaean funerary monument (13th c. BC). Included in UNESCO's World Heritage List.

The statue of great general and hero, Theodoros Kolokotronis, in front of the Old Greek Parliament building

The statue of great general and hero, Theodoros Kolokotronis, in front of the Old Greek Parliament building

Ionian Academy - This early 18th century Venetian building is located at the southern side of the main Spianada square in the town. For a brief period of time, this building housed the first Greek university.  #Corfu #Greece

Ionian Academy - This early 18th century Venetian building is located at the southern side of the main Spianada square in the town. For a brief period of time, this building housed the first Greek university. #Corfu #Greece

Perhaps the best-known part of Corfu Town, the Liston is the most characteristic sign of the French presence on the island. Designed by Matthieu de Lesseps in 1807 and based on the Rue de Rivoli in Paris, its name comes from the Venetian practice of having a list of noble families in the Libro d'Oro or Golden Book and only those on this list were allowed to promenade here.  #Corfu #Greece

Perhaps the best-known part of Corfu Town, the Liston is the most characteristic sign of the French presence on the island. Designed by Matthieu de Lesseps in 1807 and based on the Rue de Rivoli in Paris, its name comes from the Venetian practice of having a list of noble families in the Libro d'Oro or Golden Book and only those on this list were allowed to promenade here. #Corfu #Greece

Греция: Остров Корфу

Греция: Остров Корфу

This is an example of an urban building built during the British period. These were taller than the Venetian buildings and went up to 6 storeys. They also had broader frontage with numerous entrances.  #Corfu #Greece

This is an example of an urban building built during the British period. These were taller than the Venetian buildings and went up to 6 storeys. They also had broader frontage with numerous entrances. #Corfu #Greece

This is an example of a preserved Venetian mansion in town. You can see the characteristic Renaissance porch at the front, which forms a balcony on the first floor.  #Corfu #Greece

This is an example of a preserved Venetian mansion in town. You can see the characteristic Renaissance porch at the front, which forms a balcony on the first floor. #Corfu #Greece

A neo-classical building, which was the home of Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first Governor of Greece after 1831.  #Corfu #Greece

A neo-classical building, which was the home of Ioannis Kapodistrias, the first Governor of Greece after 1831. #Corfu #Greece

This building was built between 1814 and 1824, during the British presence here and is a monument to Georgian architecture. It has two wings dedicated to the Archangel Michael and St. George and now houses the excellent Museum of Asian Art.  #Corfu #Greece

This building was built between 1814 and 1824, during the British presence here and is a monument to Georgian architecture. It has two wings dedicated to the Archangel Michael and St. George and now houses the excellent Museum of Asian Art. #Corfu #Greece

Ionian Parliament - This neo classical building was built after 1830 by a Greek architect to house the parliament of the Septinsular (7 island) Republic, which was a semi-autonomous republic including all the island in the Ionian Sea, with Corfu as its capital.  #Corfu #Greece

Ionian Parliament - This neo classical building was built after 1830 by a Greek architect to house the parliament of the Septinsular (7 island) Republic, which was a semi-autonomous republic including all the island in the Ionian Sea, with Corfu as its capital. #Corfu #Greece

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