Citation of the town of here Nafplio Bourtzi is built on the small island of St. Theodore.
His first name was Castello dello Soglio, given by the Venetians and was built by the Italian engineer Gabello, in 1473.
The entrance of the bay close to the mobile chain and "Porto Gardena", a port in the chain as it was called, was a sure anchorage. Years later, Bourtzi inhabited by Palamidi executioner.
Bourtzi in tourkikoaravika means island-fortress, while the island was formerly the name of St. Theodore. It lies about 300 meters from the breakwater. It was the center of defense of the Greek invasion of Ibrahim. Commandant of the island was appointed Dimitris Σαχτούρης on 11 June 1825.
In the 1930s and became a changed use of the Tourist Center.
In the decade 1960-1970 worked as a luxury hotel.
Today visitors can enjoy many music and cultural events during the summer, why not visit Bourtzi winter. But when evening, Bourtzi enlightened, dominates the Argolic Bay, a chain link connecting the Greek history of yesterday with today, through memories, good, bad, but always strong and true.
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Budapestman (82620) 2009-10-15 6:23
beautiful photo of this place with spectacular composition and architectural details, nice soft lights and superb POV, excellent perspective. Have a nice day!
jurek1951 (40949) 2009-10-15 7:33
Very interesting architecture. Original POV and composition. Very good shot. Well done
zo_tos (1084) 2009-10-15 7:36
geia sou topgeo,
polu omorfi sun8esi kai kalos fwtismos parolo tin varia sunefia,
subhendu_bagchi (25341) 2009-10-15 8:40
nice perspective shown with nice point of view and with nice depth. Sharpness and light is perfect. Very well composed shot.
Have a nice time.
DRAKOLIMNH (1224) 2009-10-15 11:05
Πολύ ωραία η φωτογραφία σου δίνει έναν τόνο μελαγχολίας με τα απαλά χρώματα επίσης είναι ενδιαφέρουσα η γωνία λήψης ,πολύ καλή δουλειά
manousos_jr (285) 2009-10-17 5:17
wraia gwnia lipseis!
mou aresei h atmosfaira!
apala omorfa xrwmata kai kalos xirismos
- Copyright: Georgios Topas (TopGeo) (38192)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-09-10
- Categories: Daily Life, Nature, Transportation, Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 400D Rebel XTi, Canon 18-55 mm EF-S
- Exposure: f/9.0, 1/400 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): Nafplion [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2009-10-15 5:51