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The Archaeological Museum of Philippi was built in 1960 according to the designs of architects I.D. Triantafyllidi and D. Fatouro on the outskirts of the archaeological site of Philippi. Because the old building had multiple problems the building was reconstructed.The museum has two sections of exhibition spaces for the permanent presentation of findings from the excavations of the ...
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Located 15 km from Kavala in Krinides and is one of the most important historical sites in the area. Founded by the father of the Great Alexander and took his name. Includes, the ancient theater of Philippi (where every summer is organised the homonymous Festival), the Forum and the commercial market, the palaestra, the islands with private houses and early Christian churches. It was ...
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Synthesis of mosaic 35m2 is placed in the step of Apostle Paul in the city of Kavala next to Church Agios Nikolaos, with tittle "The arrival of the Apostle Paul in Neapolis of Philippi." Apostle Paul during his tour (49-50 AD) in Asia (second phase of apostolic tour) saw a vision of a Macedonian man stand and begs him: "Come over to Macedonia and help us" (Pr.16, 9). This vision was the ...
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07/07/2018 - 29/08/2018...
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Brilliant acclaimed institution with over 50 years of creation, which is organizing by the Municipality of Kavala. It hosts performances of ancient drama, contemporary theater, dance and classical concerts. More information can be found on the website http://philippifestival.gr/...

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Museums

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 The Drama Archaeological Museum was built by the Municipality of Drama and beguested to the Ministry of Culture. In this way the local community managed to speed up the procedure for the founding of an Archaeological Museum in the town. Even though the museum is small, marks the beginning of a major effort to systematize archaelogical research and promote the cultural identity of the ...

Archeological Sites

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To the east of Paleochora, in the municipality of Pangaio of Kavala, at the top of one of the mountains of the legendary Pangaio mountain, there are the ruins of a castle, which is directly connected with the history and tradition of the region. It is the castle of Palaiochori, which for centuries is known as "the Castle of Alexander"" or ""Vranokastro." The castle was originally built ...

Monasteries, Temples& Churches

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We have not written testimony for the first building of the Church of Holy Mary, in its current location, before 1813. Also, we do not know if this church was built as a simple chapel in the village of Maries in this position or if it was once a church dependesy which was later donated to the village. However, the certain thing is that in the west and north of this, within one to three ...
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The Pangaion mountain hosts for 16 centuries the oldest monasterial building of Macedonian land, the Holy Patriarchal and Stavropegic Monastery of the Holy Mary Eikosofoinissa. According to tradition, the bishop Philippi Sozon, who took part in the Fourth Ecumenical Council in 451 AD, founded the church and monastic settlement at the place Vigla, 50 meters east of the present Monastery. ...
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Located 15 km from the city of Kavala and next to the archaeological site of Philippi. There, in the river Zygakti is the point where the Apostle Paul baptized the first Christians of Europe, Lydia. Today baptistery is open and operated marriages and baptisms. Every year in celebration of St. Lydia of Philippisias (on May 20) Cristians are baptized at the same place. Info: ...
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Inside a rocky, uneven but green area surrounding the villages Makrychori, Elafochori, Disvato & Stegno Highland of the river is still a humble workshop of prayer, true oasis in today’s era. This is the Holy Women Convent of the Transfiguration of Sotiros of Winners. It is an outpost of the Metropolis of Philippi, that the spiritual radiation dominates the entire eastern region of ...
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The Holy Church of Taxiarches in Drama presents intense and priceless interest, as it shows rich historical reality from the Byzantine era. The church is located in the city center on the road Venizelos street very close to the northeastern part of the walls of the Byzantine Drama and exemplifies sculpture, architecture and painting of the Byzantine period. The temple dates back to 14th ...
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In 1864 the Greek Orthodox Community of Kavala acquired the right to build district outside the fort and the City's the first task was to build a church for the religious needs of believers, the church of Ioanni Baptisti, in a land that was countryside for city residents in the castle and pilgrimage dedicated to the Zoodochos Pigi.The fitted plate in the narthex, inscription...

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Below the peaks of Falakro, streams, towering trees covering sources and streams, calm pace of life in the neighborhoods and parks, hospitable and gracious people compose the image of the city which is located in the heart of the prefecture and is the starting point for most excursions in the countryside.Its habitation is lost in the mists of prehistory.The oldest inhabitant is found to...

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18/08/2016 - 18/08/2016...