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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

Staikopoulos Park

Staikopoulos Park is below the north-eastern wall of the Acronauplia, at the point where the Venetian land gate used to stand, and which today has been rebuilt. In the eastern section of the park a marble statue of the revolutionary hero Staikos Staikopoulos was erected in 1966. It was donated by his great granddaughter, Zacharoula Papamarkou and was created by the sculptor Nicholas. Staikos Staikopoulos was born in Zatouna in Gortinia in 1798 and he has gone down in history as ‘the conqueror of the Palamidi’. On the night of 29th November 1822, along with Dimitrios Moschonisiotis and his men, he invaded the Palamidi, an event which resulted in the surrender of the city to Theodoros Kolokotronis a few days later. For his valuable contribution to the struggle for the liberation of Greece from the Turkish yoke, Staikos Staikopoulos was awarded the rank of general. His fate, however, was ultimately tragic; as he died in Leonardo’s prisons in 1835, following a severe psychiatric illness; he was only 37 years old. He was buried in the old city graveyard, near to the chapel of Aghii Pantes. Every year, on 30th November, the anniversary of the taking of the Palamidi, the people of Nafplio honour Staikos Staikopoulos for the liberation of their city from the Turkish yoke.