Nafplion, the church in the fortress of Palamidi

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Palamidi, a fortress in Nafplio, which was constructed in 1687 by the Venetians, after the occupation of the hill, which is, after a fierce battle against the Ottomans at the Venetian-Turkish War. The hill on which, is a height of 216 meters and the ascent to Palamidi done, either through road, or via a staircase with 999 steps. In 1715, during the last Venetian-Turkish War, the Ottomans conquered once blew up part of it. During the Greek Revolution of 1821 the Turks Palamidi barricaded themselves in, but on 30 November 1822, the Greeks captured after a battle involving Staikos Staikopoulos, Moschonissiotis and 300 men. After the Revolution, Palamidi served as a prison, where the 1833 Theodore Kolokotronis, the most important greek general during the revolution, was imprisoned and was released 11 months later, after the example of King Otto.

(Translated from Wikipedia).

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Comments (71)

Christos Theodorou on May 17, 2011

Charlie Whipp - Many thanks for your visit and comments. Kind regards from Athens

Germano Schüür on May 18, 2011

Cores quentes e bela perspectiva. Induz à meditação.

Christos Theodorou on May 18, 2011

Germano Schüür - Many thanks for your visit and comments. Kind regards from Athens

Wojciech Noworyta on September 23, 2011

Beautiful

Christos Theodorou on September 23, 2011

Wojciech Noworyta - Many thanks for your visit and comments. Kind regards from Athens.

Kai Kitsada on June 5, 2012

very beautiful light..nice shot............F2 + L36

Christos Theodorou on June 5, 2012

Kai Kitsada - Many thanks for your visit and comments. Kind regards from Athens.

Mr Pesty on June 6, 2012

beautiful photo.

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greetings, scott

Christos Theodorou on June 6, 2012

scotty03 - Many thanks for your visit and comments - Friendly regards from Athens

Φίλε μου Χρήστο σε ευχαριστώ πολύ για τις ευχές σου, να είσαι καλά και ότι επιθυμείς να πραγματοποιηθεί!!!

Και βεβαίως Α-38!!

Christos Theodorou on December 10, 2012

NIKOS1954 - Ευχαριστώ θερμά για την επίσκεψη και το σχόλιο. Πολλούς χαιρετισμούς

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  • Uploaded on April 17, 2011
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    by Christos Theodorou
    • Camera: SONY DSLR-A350
    • Taken on 2011/04/10 10:29:53
    • Exposure: 0.333s (1/3)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.500
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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