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Chalkida Map, Greece

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Chalkida Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Chalkida with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Chalkida useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Chalkida!

Chalkida History

A remarkable turn in Chalkida History happened when it was named chief capital of Euboea in 1899. In 1904, the city was able to develop its trade with overseas cities and towns because of the construction of a railway connecting it to Athens and Peiraeus (two Greek cities). At the time, the city was divided into two: Castro (an old town surrounded with walls and inhabited by people of Jewish and Turkish descent); and a... read more

Chalkida Travel Guide

Besides the historical and cultural aspect of this town, Chalkida is a modern city, with welcoming shops, banks, bars, restaurants, hotels and clubs. Its short-distance from Athens, makes it the perfect destination for weekenders who come here to get rid of the agitated and noisy life of the capital. Besides the beautiful beaches, fresh air and sea food, the locals are very friendly and sociable, making everybody’s... read more

Chalkida Sightseeing

Church of Aghia Paraskevi. Byzantine emperor Justinian ordered the building of this church during the 5th century. The builders used the ruins of an ancient temple of the Greek Goddess Artemis when they built this church. In the 14th century, when Chalkida was invaded by the Venetians, this church was reconstructed and had an addition of lions and other gothic motives. In 1883, the church was dedicated to the patron... read more

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