Nafplio is a small town in . The name is the remnant of the old Venetian name "Napoli di Romania", from the Greek "nea poli"="new town" of Romania, the name of the area during the late Byzantine times.
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Notable Places in the Area

Archaeological site
or is a Mycenaean archaeological site in in the , and the location from which mythical hero Heracles performed his Twelve Labours. is situated 3½ km north of Nafplio. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The water castle of Bourtzi is a Venetian castle located in the middle of the harbour of Nafplio. Photo: Stolbovsky, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Archaeological Museum of Nafplion is a museum in the town of Nafplion of , in . Photo: C messier, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation ‘Vas. Papantoniou’ or PFF is a nonprofit cultural institution and museum based in Nafplion, . Photo: Πελοποννησιακό Λαογραφικό Ίδρυμα, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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