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The Construction of the Vathi, Karlovassi Carriage-Way (Picture of 1902)

This picture was taken during the construction of the road Vathi, Karlovasi Carriage-Way in the wild cliffs of Kourou-Dere (in Turkish language, “Dry Stream” in English, it is a coastal area between Saint Konstantinos and Karlovasi). In April 1899, following an open competition (auction), the engineering company “Rivabella and Gounarakis”, under …

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The Museum of History and Folklore in the Municipality of Karlovassi

The Museum of History and Folklore in the municipality of Karlovassi was established in 1994. Its exhibits cover a chronological period which spans from 1870 to 1955 and essentially combine elements of both agricultural and urban folklore. Given the fact that by the beginning of the 20th century, in Karlovassi, there …

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Karlovassi town

The name Karlovassi originates from the two Turkish words Karli ovasi which mean snow-covered plain.The Turks called this area such because it was full of trees which became white when it snowed and resembled a snow-covered plain. Karlovassi (or the Karlovassies) is made up of four districts which are: Neo …

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