Situated in northern Greece, Kavala is celebrated as one of Greece’s most picturesque cities known for its port, bygone tobacco industry, and a number of historical sites. We present you with a list of 7 buildings to visit during your stay in Kavala.
Byzantine Castle: Built in the early 15th century, the “Acropolis” of Kavala today hosts cultural events including musical, theatrical, and dance performances. Its numerous stone walls and structures make for a great historical photo backdrop.
Old Girl’s House: Located on Plaiologou Street near the Great Clubhouse, this light teal-colored neoclassical building was erected just a couple years before 1900 and today serves as Kavala’s primary school.
Great Clubhouse: Situated near the city’s Town Hall, the Great Clubhouse of Kavala is an ornate and impressive neoclassical structure dressed in ancient Greek-style décor. Today it serves as host to a number of cultural events and exhibitions.
Lazarists Monastery: Built in the late 19th century, this structure serves as a Catholic church. Its fancy exterior is balanced out by its simpler interior design.
Mohamed Ali’s House: Built in 1720, this ruler of Egypt’s house is still in good condition, displaying its original Ottoman architecture. Nearby exists an impressive elevated bronze statue commemorating the leader.
Municipal Tobacco Warehouse: This large restored structure was originally built as a tobacco warehouse by Turkish tobacco merchant Kizi Mimin. A beautiful building painted in white and light pink, it today hosts a number of cultural activities.
Tokou Mansion: Built in 1879 by Dimitrios Tokos, this traditional neoclassical mansion is one of the city’s most neat smaller buildings.