Top 10 Historical Landmarks & Sites in Greece

The view of the hill of Acropolis among the buildings of Athens.
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Acropolis of Athens

The hill that hosts some of the most significant monuments of the Greek ancient world and signifies the source of western civilization.

Location: Athens 105 58, Greece

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Bourtzi Castle of Nafplio

Small island in the port of Nafplio that is fully covered by a well-preserved and impressive Venetian fortress, an absolute city trademark.

Location: Argolic Gulf, Nafplio 211 00, Greece

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White Tower (Museum of Thessaloniki)

The monument that is the absolute and most photographed trademark of Thessaloniki.

Location: Leof. Nikis & P. Mela, Thessaloniki 546 21, Greece

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Arch of Galerius

A monument that became one of the trademarks of the city and at the same time serves as the absolute meeting point for the locals.

Location: Egnatia 144, Thessaloniki 546 22, Greece

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Roman Agora of Athens

A monument that was founded between the 19 and 11 BC and dates from the era when Athens where under the Roman occupation.

Location: Polignotou 3, Athens 105 55, Greece

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A photo showing the walls and the facilities of the Fortress of Palamidi in Nafplio.
photo: FIT-SUNY Greece Study Tour 2018

Fortress of Palamidi

A large and well-preserved fortification which is the one of most significant examples of Venetian medieval architecture in Greek territory.

Location: Nafplion 211 00, Greece

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Castle (Fort) of Kavala

A castle that is built on the top of the hill where the old town of Kavala is located and is an absolute city trademark with a long history.

Location: Isidorou 28, Kavala 652 01, Greece

Rotonda of Galerius

The Roman building that was used with different functions during the centuries and is an active part of the historical evolution of Thessaloniki.

Location: Pl. Agiou Georgiou Rotonta 5, Thessaloniki 546 35, Greece

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Palace of the Grand Master, Rhodes Town

Gothic castle founded in the 14th century by the Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John.

Location: Ippoton, Rodos 851 00, Greece

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Acropolis of Lindos

Ancient citadel of Lindo's coastal settlement situated on a 116 meters high rock, includes the temple of Athena and the medieval fortification.

Location: Acropolis of Lindos, Lindos 851 07, Greece

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