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The Central Heroon (Spathi)

It’s located on the west outer side of the municipal grove. In the center you can see a 14m high column , that bears a huge metal simulacrum of sword, mounted vertically. This whole impressive structure is covered by white marble. The Memorial is the centerpiece of the celebration of national and other anniversaries. This is the place that the wreaths are happening and every Sunday you can see the raising and lowering of the Greek flag with a military escort and the Philharmonic playing the…view more

Greek Urban School of Nestoros Tsanaklis

It is known that Nestor Tsanaklis, a large tobacco trader from Komotini, emigrant in Cairo, financed in the early 20th century the construction of an Urban School. The building was inaugurated in 1907. It was given the name “Tsanakleios School” in honor of the benefactor of the city, who was sending the amount of 200 gold sovereigns for the salaries of the teachers of the Greek community for several years. For the construction of the Greek Urban School, he was granted by the Ottoman rule of the…view more

Mansion Staliou

The mansion Stalios (current property of the Kyrarzoglou brothers) is a declared historical monument and artwork, being under the state’s protection in accordance with the provisions of N 1469/50. It is a two-storey building with basement built in 1833, with its main façade to be characterized by strict neoclassical symmetry. The pilasters “mpouniato”, crowned with Corinthian capitals, are dividing the façade into three parts. Worthwhile elements of the building is the semicircular balcony of…view more

Military museum of Komotini

The Military Museum, is located at the space oh the 21st Armoured Brigade, at Mouziopoulou Camp, Leoforos Heroes, Komotini. It offers modern means of self-guided tours while, it enables the visitors to wiew other military museums and historic battles.   Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday: 09: 00 a.m - 14: 00 p.m Wednesday: 17: 00 a.m - 20: 00 p.m
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Mansion Dermertzoglou

The Mansion Dermetzoglou is a declared historical monument and artwork, being under the state’s protection in accordance with the provisions of N 1469/50. It is a one-storey building with semi basement that follows the principles of the early neoclassicism. The morphology follows the aesthetics of the archaic residences. The four fluted pilasters are crowned with Doric capitals and support the pediment which is richly decorated with triangular reliefs. Another very interesting feature of the…view more

Military Museum of Fortress Nymphea

The Military Museum of Fortress Nymphea is located 17 km from Komotini and operated since 2000 in the portico of the eponymous fortress. Because the museum is in a military area, the visit to the exhibit is allowed upon approval of the 29th Infantry Brigade (Komotini, tel +302531022691), which provides a guide for the museum exhibits and the Gallery, on daily basis from 9:30 to 14:30 am. Every Sunday, from 9:00 to 13:30 am the entrance to the museum is free. On the first Sunday of April…view more

The Old Market of Komotini

The old market of Komotini presents a special interest. Bounded by the roads Orpheos, Syntagmatos Kritwn, Vas.Pavloy, Pl. Ifaistou, Kanari, Kilkis, Androutsou, Gravia, Xenophontos and Venizelou. The market dates back to the Ottoman era, and is included in a Hippodameios planning system with small streets and beautiful pergolas built by the Municipality of Komotini in the 1990s. A special characteristic is the extremely small area of the shops. Here you will find every kind of shop from antique…view more

Μνημείο Εβραίων Κομοτηνής

Το μνημείο κατασκευάστηκε στα μέσα της δεκαετίας του 2000 και τοποθετήθηκε μέσα στο Άλσος της Αγίας Παρασκευής στο κέντρο της πόλης. Πρόθεση του Δήμου ήταν να τιμηθούν οι 1350 περίπου εβραίοι της Κομοτηνής, θύματα του ολοκαυτώματος του Β’Παγκοσμίου πολέμου. Οι Εβραίοι της Κομοτηνής συγκεντρώθηκαν αιφνιδιαστικά στις 4 Μαρτίου του 1943 από τις βουλγαρικές κατοχικές αρχές και μεταφέρθηκαν στο παραδουνάβιο λιμάνι Λόμ της Βουλγαρίας. Εκεί φορτώθηκαν σε τρεις φορτηγίδες από τις οποίες η μία βούλιαξε…view more

Ruins of the Byzantine city Anastasioupolis

In Gratini, the ruins of the Byzantine city, that after the destruction of Mosynoupoli the 14th century, were the most important center of the region. It’s situated near the village Gratini at the foothills of Rhodope, 19 km northeast of Komotini. Outside the city walls has been excavated a small, probably funerary chapel of the 13th century. To the north of Gratini, near the village Paterma in the forest is still preserved the medieval bridge with three arches. In the same area you can find…view more

Building at 10 Venizelos Street

The building at 10 Venizelos Street, property of the family Theologos - together with the surroundings of its plot - is a declared historical monument and artwork that needs special government protection, as it is a remarkable example of Greek architectural heritage, with interesting structural and morphological elements of the local architecture and an important part of the study of the history of architecture.
Ownership: Theologos
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