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In 1895 Vathi had its own Eiffel Tower!

Ceremony on the anniversary of the enthronement of Sultan Abdul Hamid II  and the …Eiffel Tower (Vathi Port, 19 August 1895). The ceremony took place in Pythagoras Square, in front of the tower of the municipal clock, an imitation of the Eiffel Tower (it was removed and demolished in 1899). …

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The castle of Sarakinis

Tower of Sarakinis The tower is located just outside the coastal village of Heraion, on the south side of Samos. It is the oldest tower on the island, since it was built in 1577. The tower used to be the residence of Nicholas Sarakinis, one of the first settlers of …

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