Serres - First city exploration

Serres is a modern city, the capital of the prefecture of Serres, about 70 km north-east of Thessaloniki, situated in the plain under the Rhodope Mountains. The city was mentioned by the Greek historian Herodotus as Siris in the 5th century BC. The city was the site of a major fortress built by the Byzantine Empire to guard the empire's northern frontier.

First exploration of the city, Eleftheria Square, the pathway to the pine-filled hill Koulas overlooking the city, Byzantine church od Agios Nikolaos, the Acropolis, ruins of the castle.

Related galleries:

Serres - Surroundings and city churches
Serres - The Valley of Agion Anargiron
Serres - Around the city
Serres - Christmas atmosphere
Serres - Covered in white
Serres - Independence day 2009
Serres - Pascha (Easter celebration)
Serres - Guinness world record
Serres - Flower market
Serres - Lake in the Valley
Serres - Lazy Sunday afternoon
Serres - Traditional market
Serres - Spherical (virtual) panoramas
Serres - Early spring in Agion Anargiron
Serres - Independence day 2010

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