The city of Volos to the port from where they started the Argonauts for Erick (composition by travelerosmx)

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Volos is a city of Thessaly, built in Pagasitiko Bay, near the site of ancient Iolkos at the foot of Mount Pelion. It is also one of the biggest cities and one of the major ports of Greece. The area of Volos gathers some of the most important Neolithic sites of the entire Balkan peninsula. Archaeological research in the area have brought to light some two Neolithic settlements (7th-8th millennium BC), many of whom continued their activities during the Bronze Age (3000-1500 BC). The most important Neolithic settlements were discovered by archaeologist Chris Tsounta early 20th century, Sesklo and Dimini. The modern city of Volos began to be built outside the old castle shortly after 1830. The favorable geographical position, because of its harbor, contributed to economic development into a center of Thessaly. After the Russo-Turkish War of 1877 and the Conference of Constantinople (1881), Thessaly ceded to the Greek state, and on November 2, 1881, the Greek Army entered the city of Volos. Bringing together all the requirements - capital, labor, enlarged internal market, access to raw materials - Volos prewar evolved to an important industrial center. The main industry sectors were food, metals, tobacco, textiles and leather. The economic boom of the new city of Volos and attracted people of other ethnic or religious groups. It is no coincidence that in Volos Jewish synagogue and a Catholic church, which were built in the early 20th century. Born in Volos, the famous Italian painter Giorgio de Chirico, the son of engineer Evaristo De Chirico.

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Comments (259)

timek on November 22, 2012

Ciekawa panorama, interesująca historia, LIKE+ FAVORITEN, pozdrawiam, timek

Mansoor Goheer on November 25, 2012

Splendid panorama of this charming place !! LIKE 162 + FAV 54

… Greetings from Pakistan


ch. bebessi on November 26, 2012

I LIKE this nice panorama Thanasis, greetings, charles

amadeusz on November 26, 2012

Mój klimat , ładne zdjęcie .Pozdrawiam

Mustafa tanrıverdi on November 28, 2012

selam,Thanasis Germanos

nazik yorumlarınız ve ziyaretiniz için çok teşekkür ederim

selamlar mustafa

Carlo Caserta on December 2, 2012

Great landscape,good shot..Best regards, Carlo.

chienhaw on December 3, 2012

LIKE~~~

NastaraN on December 10, 2012

Excellent panorama shot...L

Salinos on December 15, 2012

A really wonderful panorama view, beautiful light.

Like!

Best wishes from Bremen,

Michael – Salinos ツ

Eduardosco Chavez on December 26, 2012

Una hermosa panorámica

¡Me gusta!

Maciejk on January 5, 2013

Gorgeous panorama. L

Happy New Year to you too.

Анатолий Хальман on January 12, 2013

Wonderful scenery!

Excellent panoramic photo!

YSL!

Warm greetings from Russia, Anatoly.

Gerhard Pilecky on January 16, 2013

It's a very beautiful panorama - I like it!
greetings gerry

Marcello Caponnetto on January 20, 2013

Amazing panorama, fantastic view...
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james2012

juncujuncu on January 20, 2013

BEL PANORAMA. LIKE

Fernand Metzger on January 21, 2013

very impressive panorama

Michal Zielinski (Tr… on January 22, 2013

bardzo mi się podoba Twoja panorama :)

-Francesco Viti- on January 25, 2013

Beautiful panorama!

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Greetings,Francesco

HankaW on January 28, 2013

Very beautiful panorama, big like. Interesting story, nice collection. Friendly greetings;)), Hanka

Matthias Michael Lub… on January 29, 2013

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