Greek Revolution 1821

The Greek Revolution 1821 is refered to the multiannual war between the Greeks and the Ottomans. The Greeks were fighting to win their independence despite of all the hardship they suffered under the Ottoman’s power. Finally, with the aid of the Great Powers, the Greeks won and since then they are celebrating that day every year on 25  March. 

Cultural Route

Statue of Athanasios Diakos
Athanasios Diakos was one of the Hellenic revolutionaries of 1821 and a distinguished hero – chieftain who fought for the liberation of his nation.
The Cenotaph of Athanasios Diakos
The cenotaph of Athanasios Diakos, the hero of the National Resistance, is located, at the exact point where his martyrdom was made after his arrest in the field of Alemana.
Georgios Karaiskakis
Georgios Karaiskakis is a leading figure of the Greek Revolution of 1821, which was mainly active in the region of Roumeli. He is a symbol of bravery and indolence for serving a higher ideal cause and the genuine patriotism.
Monument of Alemana
The monument is located at the exact place where Alamana’s battle between the Grecian and Ottoman hordes took place on April 22 of 1821 and the place where Athanasios Diakos was arrested.
The Historical Square in Kompotades
In the historic square of the village of Komotades were met the great chieftains of the greek revolution Athanasios and they made the decision to confront the Ottoman forces. In the square there is also a monument dedicated to the chieftains of 1821.
Bust of Ioannis Diovouniotis
Ioannis Diovouniotis was a great chieftain of Central Greece and a warrior of Roumeli, who played an important role in the Revolution of 1821. The most important moment of his was in the Battle of the Basilica on 26 August 1821.

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