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Περιήγηση στο Ναύπλιο
Virtual Tour of Nafplio
Tour Guidé ă Nauplie
Rundgang in Nauplia
Visita a Nauplio

Nauplion (general)
Old Town (general)
Pronia The Suburb
PandesChurch of Aghii The
The Lion of Bavaria
Funerary Monuments in the Nauplion Graveyard
The 'New Byzantium' Settlement
Theatre Studies Department of the University of the Peloponnese
National Gallery-Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Nauplion Annex
The Family Home of Nikos Karouzos
The OSE Park – The Municipal Odeon 'Konstantinos Nonis' – The 'Stathmos' Children’s Museum
Kolokotronis Park
Staikopoulos Park
The Land Gate
The Grimani Bastion
The Courthouse
Kapodistrias Square
The Armansperg Residence
The Acronauplia
The Three Admirals’ Square
Town Hall
The 'Megalos Dromos' (Great Road)
War Museum-Nauplion Annex
Metropolitan Church of Aghios Georgios
The Nauplian Progressive Association 'The Palamidis'
The Catholic Church of Metamorphosis Tou Sotiros (The Transfiguration of the Saviour)
Aghios Spyridon Square
The Church of Aghios Spyridon
The Church of Aghia Sophia
The Sagredo Gate
Syndagma Square
The Archaeological Museum
The Parliament Building
The Turkish Medrese / 'Leonardo Prison'
The 'Trianon'
Gialos Neighbourhood
Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation and Folk Art Museum Vassilios Papantoniou
The Nauplion Art Gallery
Nauplion Central Public Library 'The Palamidis'
The Church of Aghios Nikolaos
Philellinon Square
The Customs House
The Church of Panaghia
The Shore
The Bastion of 'Pende Adelphia'
The Arvanitia Promenade
The Church of Aghios Anastasios
The Monastery of Aghia Moni
Alpha Bank's Exhibition Space

The Church of Aghios Anastasios

The pilgrimage site of the Church of Aghios Anastasios is located in the modern city of Nafplio and was consecrated in 1995. It is a cross-in-square church, with a dome. The wall paintings on the altar are the work of the Nauplian iconographer, Antonis Nonis. The Virgin Mary in the central apse is very impressive, with the whole of Nafplio under Her protection. We know little about Aghios Anastasios, who is the patron saint of the city of Nafplio. He was born in the city and lived during the time of the first Turkish occupation, around the first half of the 17th century. He was a painter by occupation and probably worked in one of the hagiographic workshops which had flourished in the city at that time. It is not impossible that he is the same Anastasios who, along with Marinos, decorated the now destroyed Church of St Michael Synadon in the Monastery of Lavra on the Aghion Oros in 1653. The young Anastasios was martyred for his Christian faith by a Turkish mob on 1st February 1655 in Nafplio.