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Krinides

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Ruins · History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Krinides is a town in the Kavala regional unit in eastern Macedonia, Greece. It was the seat of the former municipality of Filippoi. The ruins of the ancient city Philippi are close to the town. Krinides is situated at the southwestern foot of the Lekanis hills, 13 km northwest of Kavala and 20 km southeast of Drama. The Greek National Road 12 between Drama and Kavala passes west of Krinides.HistoryKrinides was named after the ancient town Crenides. Formerly a possession of the island of Thasos, Crenides was captured by King Philip II of Macedon in 356 BC. He expanded and fortified the city and renamed it Philippi after himself.
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Popular things to do in Krinides

Ruin
Archeologikos Choros Filippi
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Duration: 2 hours
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World heritage site
The Archaeological Museum of Philippi
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Duration: 2 hours
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Ruin
Ancient Theatre of Philippi
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Lydia Baptistery, Philippi
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Duration: 30 minutes

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Water Body
Piges Agias Varvaras Drama
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Cave
Cave of Alistrati Alistrati
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Geologic Formation
The Cave of river Aggitis Aggitis
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Forest
Elatias Forest Drama
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Duration: 2 hours