0 Likes

Its Kale Ioannina
Greece

Its Kale (uc Kale) meaning three castles or towers in turkish, is the southeastern acropolis of the Byzantine castle in the city of Ioannina. The Byzantine castle was built in 528 A.D. on orders of the emperor Justinian but the buildings on this panorama are of a a later date. It is the location of the palace of Ali Pasha(1744-1822) (now Byzantine museum), one of the rulers during the Ottoman occupation, his grave and the Fetihe Mosque. Also visible are Ali Pashas Kitchens (the building with four chimneys) and a tower build by Bohemund in 1082 (with four children sitting on it), during his campaign with the Normans in the Byzantine wars.

Its Kale overlooks the lake of Ioannina(Pamvotis) and parts of the city of Ioannina. It is now a place with museums, a cafeteria and it often hosts artistic performances ranging from live music to theater.

Sources: Wikipedia.gr, http://www.about-ioannina.gr

Copyright: Nikos maretas
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 19920x9960
Subida: 10/07/2012
Actualizado: 24/08/2012
Número de vistas:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Christos Tsekas
Its Kale-Ioannina
Costas Vassis
Mouselimi cafe inside the old castle of Ioannina city
Christos Tsekas
Ιωάννινα..
Costas Vassis
Roads of New York Exhibition
Nikos Maretas
Calm waters in Lake Pamvotis
Nikos Maretas
Pamvotis Lake Ioannina
Costas Vassis
Photometria photo festival
Nikos Maretas
Litharitsia
Costas Vassis
Aggitis Cave
Costas Vassis
Frames of European Common Life Ioannina Exhibition
Nikos Maretas
I.T. Classroom 7th Lyceum Ioannina
Nikos Maretas
Teachers office 7th Lyceum Ioannina
Aaron Priest
Chimney Pond
sk vadim
Inside Tonnel 2
Mina Isaac
Aircraft Landing at St. Martin Airport
Igor Marx
Bell-407
Andrea Olivieri
Cervino / Matterhorn 2011
sun-debin
五龙山灵峰禅寺明宽大和尚晋院升座庆典暨三圣殿佛像开光法会
Volker Uhl
Orangerie Schloss Schwerin
Sahneh
Tomb of Shah Nimatullah Wali, Mahan-Kerman 1
Stefan Seiz
Piz Kesch Switzerland
Malinnikov Ruslan
Cabine electric locomotive siemens ukraine
Robert Bilsland
A Tiny Gallery of a Very Unique Collection of Photographs
John Willetts ARPS
Bath, Combe Down. Monument Field.
Nikos Maretas
Principals office 7th Lyceum Ioannina
Nikos Maretas
Prophet Elias (Ai Lias) chapel in Eleftherochori
Nikos Maretas
World War II Memorial site of Paramythia
Nikos Maretas
Playground in Ionnina
Nikos Maretas
Its Kale Ioannina
Nikos Maretas
Calm waters in Lake Pamvotis
Nikos Maretas
7th lyceum of Ioannina secretariat
Nikos Maretas
Middle school of Pramythia
Nikos Maretas
Kastoria
Nikos Maretas
I.T. Classroom 7th Lyceum Ioannina
Nikos Maretas
Teachers office 7th Lyceum Ioannina
Nikos Maretas
Classroom of the 7th Lyceum of Ioannina
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.