Thermae Sylla SPA Wellness Hotel is included among the 10 best Thermal Spas in the world (according to the magazine Conde Nast Traveler) and was voted for the second time in a row by the public to the first place in the category: «Best Hotel Spa» in Greece within the framework of the "PHILOXENIA TOURIST AWARDS 2007.
Here is the exterior swimming pool with 50% sea water and 50% therapeutic water at the temperature of 33o C.
The interior swimming pool has only 100% therapeutic water.
The shot was made from five stitched photos
Edipsos reminds old sovereign: it grows but does not wear out, it remains simple-hearted elegant. Regarding the tourism, with given it… experience, it is sure that it possesses know how. In its coastal avenue,have been strolled many from the most famous persons of the passed century.
Today you will find it completely equipped regarding the tourist infrastructures - from luxurious restaurants up to ouzo selling restaurant and fast food it allocates in its coastal walk and accessible regarding the finances.
Edipsos,because the beneficial action of it therapeutic sources, existed important resort from the antiquity. At Roman era, visited it the general Syllas. Finding alleviation in some disease that pestered him,it benefited the city building there hot, that the ruins of are saved besides the church of Saint Anargyron.Except from Sylla, a lot of Roman emperors visited Edipsos, between which August, Adrianos, Markos Ayrilios and others.Their gratitude toward blessed waters of Edipsos it appears from the sculptures and statues that they gave away in the city.
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diomed (13926) 2010-12-16 10:29
impressive composition based on the perfect simmetry of the building in lovely contrast with a fantastic blue sky. Amazing perspective and depth, great sharp. TFS
nikkitta (16758) 2010-12-16 11:12
Cant believe to be the first to comment your photo!!
I, in a sense, like to "collect" thermal cities but never see it!
Interesting note with an interesting building
Like the perspective on the left side
Also like the wonderful blur sky in your Winter
pajaran (55013) 2010-12-16 11:19
Odlican rad ...
Dobar tekst, kompozicija i perspektiva, mnogo lepa fotografija.
Uzivanje je gledati vas odlican rad, moje cestitke.
Prijatno vece .
Kod nas veje sneg i hladno je.
Excellent work ...
Good text, composition and perspective, many beautiful photos.
Pleasure to watch your great work, my congratulations.
In our veje snow and cold.
Silvio1953 (130310) 2010-12-16 11:58
Ciao Danos, great POV on wonderful building, fantastic blue sky, splendid light and colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
jemaflor (89351) 2010-12-16 12:08
Well framed with this symetric result, well for the composition the branches on the right side, great light and blue sky, well managed.
dta (71391) 2010-12-16 12:22
Hello DAnos ,
Excellent effect of the filter , to emphasize the beauty of this white building against the blue sky . The angle of view is perfect , as the framing in this panoramic format , with the pretty palms in the FG .
bema (26363) 2010-12-16 12:40
an interresting building and also an impressive capture, good to see a fine result of the work with a pol filter, cause i bought one for my own camera..
have a nice day , see you around , Bernd
ciakgiak (30423) 2010-12-16 13:06
in questo caso la centralità del soggetto è molto efficace, ben si addice a questo tipo di architettura. I colori sono molto belli e naturali, splendido il contrasto col cielo blu. Mi piace molto l'inserimento delle foglie di palme in primo piano.
Un caro saluto.
marina7 (8055) 2010-12-16 13:39
That's an excellent postcard with some stunning colors. The fronds at the sides frame the shot beautifully. The light is great and shows this pretty building to advantage.
ifanik (21679) 2010-12-16 13:45
Εξαιρετική δουλειά έκανες εδώ φίλε μου και το αποτέλεσμα εκπληκτικό.
Πολύ ωραία η συμμετρία της εικόνας.
Καλή συνέχεια .
siamesa (27763) 2010-12-16 13:59
Boa noite Danos
Perfect point of view. These swimmiing pools surely has a very nice temperature beside its therapeutic use. Excellent register and a magnificent building. TFS
pierrefonds (60338) 2010-12-16 17:59
The trees are framing well the building. The point of view is showing with precision the details and colors of the architecture of two sides of the hotel. The polarizing filter has a special effect on the colors of the picture. Have a nice day.
hispic (9652) 2010-12-16 19:05
Beautiful light! a bit darker exposure makes luminous facade stand out impressively.
i love this deep blue of the sky, of course also an amazing composition, and perfect stitching technique.
Best wishes, Hisashi
Sonata11 (33697) 2010-12-16 21:03
very beautiful picture. Fantastic composition, I love this perspective. Very impressive photo.Colors, sharpness, exposure,all are great Congratulation.
rahulm (175) 2010-12-16 21:54
Very beautiful picture with Fantastic composition. The colors and contrast are great. Its an example that why we are using Filter. Great shot. The landscaping, sky and the architecture of this magnificent building are too specific.
dip (23844) 2010-12-16 22:20
poli oraia foto me apsogo kadrarisma,omorfa entona xromata,kali prooptiki,
genika einai mia poli kali parousiasi autou tou entuposiakou ktiriou,
vasilpro (41099) 2010-12-16 23:35
Γεια σου Δάνο,
εξαιρετικός ο φωτισμός και η αντίθεση με το βαθύ μπλε του ουρανού, πολύ καλή γωνιά λήψης με ωραία προοπτική, μου αρέσει επίσης η πανοραμικού τύπου παρουσίαση και τα υπέροχα χρώματα.
Καλή συνέχεια, Βασίλης.
papagolf21 (90424) 2010-12-17 0:48
Bonjour, mon ami Danos,
Cela donne envie de faire une petite halte au coeur de cette station thermale !
L'image est parfaitement assemblée (bravo pour les cinq photos).
Quant à la piscine : un véritable rêve !
ikeharel (62879) 2010-12-17 1:01
Nice corner view of the spa, Danos.
Interesting note, however people tend to regards thermal water as a magic medicin to all sort of purposes - my experience is a bit different...
Good angel as askew walls on both sides of building.
To my oppinion an aperture with lower number would less darkened the image.
josepmarin (57911) 2010-12-17 1:17
A fantastic perspective of the architecture of this beautiful building, by means of the stitch of 5 photos.
You have covered a wide visual angle, in order to offer us this beautiful image, with a great sharpness, a great graphical wealth, a superb luminosity and a high chromatic level.
Good work with the polarizer.
Nice work, my friend.
kordinator (20149) 2010-12-17 1:23
Beautiful architecture surrounded by blue skies and fine shades of green vegetation.
All you really love is to present your work.
Perfect sharpness and clarity.
Nice natural framing with the branch of the palm.
siolaw (38292) 2010-12-17 2:25
Geia sou Danos
Nice corner POV of this vintage building with bright sunlight and intense colours. Well composed too with the braches in the corner giving some good depth
H Marilyn barethike ligo apta problimata sto TE, alla tha gireisi! (se xeretai!)
dkmurphys (52697) 2010-12-17 3:11
Fine capture of that impressive building. I like the surroundings, verz picturesque area.
s_lush (16134) 2010-12-17 3:27
In your picture this well designed hotel looks very proud of his top place in the list of the world's best spas. Excellent composition, well managed light and colors, perfect photographic quality, and very informative and interesting note!
jlbrthnn (76037) 2010-12-17 5:34
The assembly is perfect. The light and the colors are natural and superb. I appreciate the note which describes the function of this beautiful hotel, and the complementary photograph. Cheer.
Have a nice day
Sergiom (67362) 2010-12-17 7:02
J'aime beaucoup le point de vue qui saisit la pointe du bâtiment et qui nous donne 2 de ses côtés.Le procédé donne beaucoup de profondeur à l'image.
Gerrit (50982) 2010-12-17 7:49
good composition and fine building,
Beautiful deep colors.
rodgerg (55767) 2010-12-17 7:52
A very good presentation of this building with a POV well selcetd with give a duble prospect effect. great depht too with the palmtrees in the FG. The colors of the edifice arise very well in the superb blue of the sky.
Have a nice WE,
TopGeo (38208) 2010-12-17 9:13
Γειά σου Δάνο!
Λουτρά και χρώματα σε μια τέλεια δυναμική σύνθεση!
subhendu_bagchi (25973) 2010-12-17 10:05
excellent presentation of this magnificent hotel with a nice POV. Light is superbly managed where as the colours are natural and superb clarity. A very good one. Tfs.
Charo (51210) 2010-12-17 11:14
Magnificent show the angle chosen for this building thermal.
The composition has a great depth and very good contrast of the building with the polarized sky. Excellent image quality!
yeln (11516) 2010-12-17 20:43
dobro jutro Danos
modro nebo je izjemno!! POV je zelo lep, le nekaj ljudi manjka. dober strel! tfs!
lep dan, vojko
pablominto (53746) 2010-12-17 23:12
The hotel building really stands out, in this light and from this point of view!
The framing vegetation works well and creates a feeling of depth, and the deep blue sky makes a great backdrop...
mesutilgim (89070) 2010-12-18 1:10
Good morning dear Danos,
This is also a perfect entry ! The layout is just brilliant. Wideangle lens was here the correct choice.
Dark blue sky helpes you to push out the building out of the scenery.
TFS and have a nice weekend
Urs (14082) 2010-12-18 3:48
What a stunning shot and what bold and very vibrant color hues, congrats Danos, this is master shot. Excellent POV and Dof. The color contrasts are fantastic the blue is incredible blue. Well done.
anokutan (15097) 2010-12-18 4:29
Very beautiful picture with Fantastic composition. Great shot.
delpeoples (55090) 2010-12-18 4:35
Geia sou dear Danos
This is different from your usual subjects. The architecture is comparitvely new for your country, but I love its style and your Note makes me want to visit this lovely place.
TFS and I wish you a beautiful weekend
JCG (35129) 2010-12-18 6:23
Effective filter polarizing here to emphasize this beautiful thermal spa. Strong contrasts are very pleasant. When one sees the interior court of thalassotherapy in WS, one guesses that the stay must be really beneficial for health and relieving !!! Thank you Danos for the informative note.
With all my friendships and an excellent WE,
Giorgio (11279) 2010-12-18 7:34
- Very beautiful composition Danos with these double perspective ans this nice buildind well coloured and very clean, blue sky is an undéniable plus, many thanks for the filter ;o), well done!
Have a nice weekend.
Fis2 (89993) 2010-12-18 9:01
Good frame and wonderful perspective.
I like light and strong colours.
Have a nice weekend
mauro61 (52633) 2010-12-18 11:27
inquadratura frontale con la prospettiva che si apre sui due lati.
Buoni i colori,
PaulVDV (24369) 2010-12-18 11:41
You've chosen a very good POV to present us this building from an interesting angle and also to show us the sea and the lines of palmtrees at both sides of this hotel.
I also like your framing by the palmleaves and the special blue of the sky.
Best regards, Paul
quillo (11850) 2010-12-18 14:48
Hola amigo Danos .......
An intelligent and effective POV of
the building and his environment,
the colors and the light caught well,
the result is good and agreeable ...
a good work,
yedirenk (11244) 2010-12-18 15:15
Hi dear Danos,
a great perspective and depth with good point of view..very impressive building under the blue sky.sharpness and details are excellent..good framing..TFS
Budapestman (82620) 2010-12-18 15:54
a beautiful architectural photo with spectacular composition and splendid lights, the POV is great, Tfs! Have a nice weekend! Kellemes hétvégét kívánok!
AKITA (15125) 2010-12-18 17:36
a beautiful perspective view shot of splendid building in amazingly fine day,
its shining appearance is so vivid against dark blue sky,
and both sides, double vanishing points make the view fantastic,
clear air and light are superb,
thank you for your excellent shot,
orme (7215) 2010-12-19 1:10
Very impressive work here. Perfect stitching of 5 photos.
The colours, perspectives and angle are all excellent.
I especially like how the 2 perspectives lead me to the half open doorway. Very inviting!
barrufeto_77 (28886) 2010-12-19 4:36
Ah...nice, nice picture with the building in the front trying to get a nice simmetry.
raszid62 (18515) 2010-12-19 7:21
Αυτό το υπέροχο κτίριο, Spa, φαίνεται εδώ σαν πλώρη ένα μεγάλο πλοίο που ρέει ανάμεσα σε φοίνικες. Όμορφη αντίθεση ανάμεσα στο σκοτεινό ουρανό και ένα σαφές σχήμα του κτιρίου. Εξαιρετική ποιότητα.
Longroute (19396) 2010-12-19 7:35
An almost symmetrical composition which for that reason results very fine and harmonious. This lovely hotels stands out well against the intense polarized sky. Neat and well framed.
A strong visive impact.
Have a nice Sunday,
gunbud (34066) 2010-12-19 16:45
Placing this lovely architecture in the center of the frame works very well as the vivid blue sky compliments the varying shades of yellow.
The natural frame of swaying palms and lovely street lamps are additional fine elements of this stunning image.
mkamionka (32459) 2010-12-21 1:33
very nice symmetry, well broken with the palm tree. I like the strong contrast which enhances the summer atmosphere of the place.
Very well presented,
Cricri (111351) 2010-12-21 8:14
Superbe angle de prise, le cadrage de ce très intéressant bâtiments bien ressorti par le fond bleu azur du ciel, et combien j'aime la piscine en WS, un plaisir de détente qui ne ce refuse pas, très belle composition
jaywalker (16101) 2010-12-21 15:09
Hi Danos, A great panoramic picture wonderfully composed, I like the deep blue sky & the palms entering from the right, sharp with super depth, kind regards Wilson.
shevchenko (18892) 2010-12-21 23:07
Tidy shot to show the hotel, very nice the frontage and also the corner in a cylinder-like structure, lovely local architecture in old style, thanks for sharing.
asajernigan (21427) 2010-12-23 8:52
This is a nicely composed shot with the lines of palms on both sides leading the eye past the building. The overhanging trees frame the shot nicely and provide depth. The lighting and colors are great and the photo has excellent sharpness.
BWJ (3086) 2010-12-27 17:11
What a wonderful job you did stitching the five photos together to get this fabulous composition of the Thermae Sylla. I like the way you framed the shot with the palms. The deeply saturated clear blue sky contrasting with the light pastel colors of the hotel is eye catching. It is an outstanding shot!
batalay (36958) 2010-12-27 18:14
The intensely blue sky is a ideal backdrop for this shot, a display of perfect two-point perspective. The palm branches descending from the tree adds an interesting element.
Happy New Year to you and your family,
kiasari (62) 2011-01-01 8:55
You chose a good POV to take this shot. A nice photo with a well managed framing and superb colors. Well done!
Happy new year,
macjake (61418) 2011-01-13 18:29
i can see that this photo is very popular for you, i can also see why.
lovely composition, sharpness, and color contrasts.
unique way for the building to show its depth with the two 'wings' off of each side flaring outward and backwards.
axiotea (21649) 2011-01-17 5:46
Geia sou Danos
I could figure out you made a stitch... by the volume, the straits verticals of the spa hotel.
The luminosity is also excellent with that blue sky...the inclusion of the palm leave is also a nice detail
foozi (7101) 2011-02-17 6:31
really a similar building with the one in my country. The beauty of the architecture is lively and pretty.
how the dramatic sky and exciting details render a wonderful shot.
The balance and symmetry is wonderful.
well seen in exciting richness.
geoant68 (331) 2011-03-24 11:14
Γεια σου Δάνο,
η λήψη του Sylla SPA με τις συγκολλημένες φωτογραφίες είναι πράγματι εξαιρετική.Η καθαρότητα της φωτογραφίας είναι το κάτι άλλο.
sacimar (26205) 2012-01-08 3:33
I like this image, the visual effect of the building centered is interesting, you chose a good perspective, this must be a good spa...
jmdias (58920) 2012-04-23 8:03
very beautiful this lower pov. I liked the contrast of the white with the big blue sky. nice details of architecture. a compo beautiful and well done. TFS.
clic (16074) 2013-03-13 6:50
Geia sou Danos
Many compliments for this outstanding stitch in which you show the best of the thermae; we see equally the same perspective on each side of building and we have the impression of facing the two lateral streets simultaneously, that point creates the magic of your picture.
Given that perfection, I presume you moved the camera sideways perpendicularly to the scenery to take the five pictures, instead of rotating it slightly on it's axis five times.
The result "is by the rules book"
Miguel82 (26541) 2013-06-12 8:06
Good afternoon Danos,
What a beautiful building, wonderful colors, good framing
Superb greenways and palm trees
- Copyright: Danos kounenis (danos) (90305)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2010-12-12
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 5 D, Canon Zoom EF 16-35mm 1:2.8 L II USM, B+W SLIM 82E C-POL MRC
- Exposure: f/16, 1/125 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2010-12-16 10:09