The harbor of Nafplio - Greece




The picturesque seaport Nafplio is located in the northeast of the Peloponnese at the Argolic Gulf Greece.

Bourtzi - a fortification in Nafplio - Greece
Bourtzi
Nafplio gained in importance during in the Byzantine Empire. The first castle was built above today's old town. It is partly misused by a hotel construction. The second, highly visible fortress was built on the Palamidi hill under Venetian rule. 999 steps lead up to it.

Along the harbor wall, a variety of taverns and restaurants invite for a rest. In the middle of the harbor entrance is the third fortification of the city, the Bourtzi which was later used as a prison and home of the executioner.

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