Corfu: History - Sightseeing - Museums - Nature - Maps by Nikos Nikitidis

Corfu: History - Sightseeing - Museums - Nature - Maps

byNikos Nikitidis, Vangelis Papiomytoglou

Kobo ebook | August 29, 2014

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Kerkyra (Corfu), the mythical island of the Phaeacians, was the last 'port of call' of Odysseus before he returned to Ithaca. Scattered traces of the ancient heritage of Kerkyra are preserved today. However, what really makes the island stand apart is its urban architecture, which constitutes an important heritage not only for modern Greece, but also for Europe. For this reason, the city of Corfu has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Its architectural wealth includes fortresses, fortifications, palaces, churches, mansions, public buildings, medieval neighbourhoods and public places dating from various periods. The city has seen continuous habitation and the Corfiot people, who are noted for their courtesy and their musical culture, give it a particular vivacity and a unique position among the historic cities of Europe…
Title:Corfu: History - Sightseeing - Museums - Nature - MapsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 29, 2014Publisher:Mediterraneo EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9606848736

ISBN - 13:9789606848735

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