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Panoramic view of Kavala from the Via Egnatia Roman road at My Favourite Planet

Panoramic view of Kavala from the Via Egnatia Roman road in the hills northwest of the city centre.
  29 pages of photos of Kavala photos and articles:
© David John

The Kastro, Kavala, Macedonia, Greece at My Favourite Planet

pages 2 - 11
  Views over Kavala's centre and harbour from the Kastro,
the old castle in the historic Panagia district.

From up here you can see as far as the island of Thassos
and towards the Halkidiki peninsula.
 

The Kamares aqueduct, Kavala, Macedonia, Greece at My Favourite Planet

page 12
  The Kamares aqueduct, built 1556
by Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent.
 

The Kastro of Kavala, Macedonia, Greece at My Favourite Planet

pages 13 - 15
  Time moves very slowly up in the old kastro.
 

The Imaret in Kavala, Macedonia, Greece at My Favourite Planet

pages 16 - 19
  The Imaret, almshouse and hostel for medressa students,
built by Mehmet Ali in 1817.
Now renovated and transformed into a splendid restaurant.
 

The Panagia Church in Kavala, Macedonia, Greece at My Favourite Planet

page 20
  Church of the Virgin Mary (Panagia),
after which Kavala's Panagia district is named.
 

Mehmet Ali statue, Kavala, Macedonia, Greece at My Favourite Planet

pages 21 - 22
  The statue and house of the infamous Mehmet Ali
(1769-1849), Pasha of Egypt and native of Kavala.
 

A Kavala cat, Macedonia, Greece at My Favourite Planet

pages 23-28
  Obligatory photo of a Greek cat, and other
sights in the old Panagia district.
 

The town hall of Kavala, Macedonia, Greece at My Favourite Planet

page 29
  Kavala town hall and small town hall, formerly mansions
built by Kavala's "tobacco barons" in the 19th century.
 

The ferry port of Kavala, Macedonia,Greece at My Favourite Planet

The ferry port of Kavala
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