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Nafplion, a city full of monuments, taverns, inns, situated in the picturesque Argolis, where most of antiquities in Greece.

History: from the seventh century BC under the sovereignty of Argos, then the Byzantine fortified port and seat of a bishopric in 1210 conquered by the Crusaders. From 1377 to 1540 and from 1686 to 1715 Venetian fortress. In the years 1540-1686 and 1717-1822 in the hands of Turkey. At the time of the Greek national uprising (1821-1829) besieged and conquered by the Greek army under the command of Greek women on behalf of Bubulina (1821). In 1822, the first place the Greek parliament. 1829-1933 capital of liberated Greece. In Nafplion in 1831 was assassinated by political opponents of the first Greek head of state, J. Kapodistrias.

Bourtzi - lies on the small island at the exit port. The castle was built in the fifteenth century was in its history, all sorts of functions. Among others in the nineteenth century, lived in the city executioner, and in the twentieth century was a time a luxury hotel. She died recently famous actress and politician Melina Mercouri, keeps in his autobiography (I Was Born Greek), it was here she spent her first wedding night.

Photo taken during the race bike to Greece in 1998
I lost film from the trip, so this is a scan from a photo.

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