Acropolis – The Tower of Orestis Koulas
The city’s most renowned attraction is the Acropolis. This Byzantine construction was built in the 9th century AD on top of an ancient fortress of 7th century BC.Historical documents mention the existence of four towers inside the Acropolis during antiquity. Today, however, only one tower survived through the centuries. This is called “Tower of the King” also known as “Orestis’ Tower” or “Tower of Orestis Koulas”.
Zincirli Mosque
One of the most known Ottoman mosques of Serres is Zincirli Mosque. This mosque was built over 500 years ago (16th century) and is a prominent example of Ottoman architecture.
Holy Monastery of Timios Prodromos (Hermitage of St. John the Baptist)
The Monastery of Timios Prodromos offers to take religious tourism lovers, especially of the Byzantine era, on a beautiful spiritual journey. Being a Byzantine monument of the 13th century, this monastery is of unique beauty and presents an example of Byzantine architecture.
Sarakatsani Folklore Museum
At Sarakatsani Folklore Museum you will have the opportunity to see exhibits related to the culture of Sarakatsani. This museum has been operating since 1979 and in 1987 it was honored with the “Museum of the Year” award, a pan-European award that further elevated the museum.Image source: Sarakatsani Folklore Museum
Agioi Anargyroi Valley
Serres’ “gem” is the Valley of Agioi Anargyroi (St. Anargyroi). In this green part of Serres, located only a short distance from the city center, visitors can relax, exercise or enjoy a cup of coffee, food or a drink…