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Title: Volos Municipality Portal Descriptive info: Thursday, March 21, 2013.. Contact.. Greeting by the Mayor.. Municipality of Volos.. Historical Background.. Our City.. History.. Tourism.. Transportations.. Tour.. Hotels - Apartments.. Tsipouradika.. The small Train of Pelion.. Home.. back.. Ancient Times.. Forty Neolithic settlements, some of the most important ones in the Balkans, are situated in Magnesia.. Some of them continued being active until 3000-1500 BC.. The most important ones are.. Sesklo.. and.. Dimini.. , where many interesting finds include painted ceramics, bone and stone tools, and objects from Greek islands, such as Milos.. Certain significant Mycenaean locations include the hill of.. Agioi Theodoroi, Palea.. , the oldest neighbourhood of Volos, and.. Pefkakia.. During the same period, ancient.. Iolkos.. was founded, which was the most important economic and cultural centre of the time.. According to recent archaeological investigation, the royal estate of Iolkos was situated at Dimini, where most of ... out to be a powerful military station of the Macedonians, and a strong trading centre of the Hellenistic times, and especially between 217-168 BC.. In 197 BC, the Romans occupied Dimitriada.. The city was built according to the Hippodamian system and was surrounded by a fortified citadel.. In the east side a palace was erected, the south was occupied by the agora, and a theatre was built in the west.. Important finds of the period are the.. Stele.. , the ancient tombstones decorated with writing, giving us information on the economy, society and art of the time.. Print.. Send to a friend.. Local Press.. Daily News.. Weather.. Pharmacies.. KTEL Bus CO.. Events.. Cine.. e-Paper.. Mass Media-TV.. Useful Websites.. Useful Numbers.. Yellow Pages.. Postal Codes.. March 2013.. S.. M.. T.. W.. F.. poll 1.. Do you like this portal?.. Yes.. No.. Municipality of Volos..
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Title: Volos Municipality Portal Descriptive info: PalaioChristianic, Byzantine, Post-byzantine Era.. The city of Dimitriada continued its successful presence even during the Roman occupation.. Together with.. Fthiotides Thebes.. , the present-day Nea Anchialos, were the most principal coastal cities of Palaiochristianic and Byzantine Thessaly.. During the C5th AD, Dimitriada became the Episcopal Cathedra.. At the end of the C6th AD, due to the Slavic attacks, Nea Anchialos was abandoned and the citizens of Dimitriada looked for safety on the hill of Agioi Theodoroi, where a ... city to have lost her power, being an easy target to Saracen pirates.. In 1204, after the fall of Constantinople to the Francs, Dimitriada was offered to the renowned family of Melissinoi.. In the 14th century, we first encounter the place-name of.. Volos.. In 1423 the Turks occupied the castle of Palea.. Gradually, the coastal towns were abandoned, and around 1600 the last residents moved to Pelion, around the area of.. Ano Volos.. , the new Episcopal Cathedra..
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Title: Volos Municipality Portal Descriptive info: Turkish Occupation.. During the Turkish occupation, the financial and cultural activities took place in mountain.. Pelion.. , which was enjoying many privileges.. Through the 18th century, Pelion evolved into one of the most significant centres of the Greek region, yet the entry of Christians inside the.. fort of Volos.. remained forbidden.. With the onset of the Greek war of independence, of 1821, the villages of ... fortification of Volos unsuccessfully.. A little later, in 1830, the new city of Volos was built, outside the fort, though.. Due to its geographical position, and its great port, the city was thriving and it was where the financial heart of the whole of Thessaly started beating.. By 1881, after the Constantinople Convention, Volos and the wider Magnesian territory joined the recently liberated Greek state..
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Title: Volos Municipality Portal Descriptive info: Recent History.. The expansion of Volos was fast.. The artisan tradition cultivated within the villages of mountain Pelion, concurrently with the riches arriving, via the port, to the city from all around the world, improved commerce and industry.. This attracted investors from other areas.. The brief occupation of Volos, during the Greek-Turkish conflict of 1896-97 did not affect the new developments.. The railway, which connects Volos to Larissa and Kalabaka, was completed by 1886.. In 1895, a new railway line was made, linking Volos to Lechonia and eventually Milies (1904).. In 1892 construction works started around the port, which continued past WW1, as trade grew.. By 1919, the.. port of Volos.. was the biggest in the tobacco export business, covering 30% of the whole of Greece.. Fulfilling all the necessary requirements relating to investor capitals, manpower, expansive local market force, raw materials, Volos turn out to be a robust industrial city.. The most lucrative businesses included metallurgy, tobacco, textiles, tannery and ... However, after the war, Volos, Nea Ionia and the neighbouring districts developed a significant urban plan, but the disastrous earthquakes of 1955 permanently affected its initial aesthetic image.. The.. contemporary city of Volos.. , having learned from the lessons of the past, and utilising its full potential, has grown to be a very important commercial centre.. The port of Volos is currently holding the third position in Greece, in terms of the exchange of people and goods.. Tourism, trade, industry and the high standards of local services are currently the focus of its financial and social growth.. At the same time, the operation of an innovative and modern university, in conjunction with a major artistic infrastructure, and a vibrant cultural scene, offers the public the opportunity to choose from a variety of edifying events, including theatrical productions, concerts and art exhibitions.. Thus Volos is gradually turning into a business and cultural metropolis on the Greek, as well as on the European map..
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