The Wall 

teixos   Entering the city you can see from the Gate, a remnant of the wall of Missolonghi. The present walls, the remains of the wall Tuesday Siege, built at the behest of Otto in 1838. The wall had two gates of which only one survives today. The other was by the Heroes Garden near the "canon" (Dapia Franklin) and led to Aetoliko. Unfortunately a large part of the Wall (East) was destroyed in 1890 when the Railway Line and the Railway Station of SBDE were built.

 

 

 

The Garden of Heroes (Monument)

heroes_resize   The Garden of Heroes was the initiative of John Kapodistrias on May 14, 1829. A year earlier at the behest of King Otto in ceremony had placed the bones of heroes in a tomb - imitation Mycenaean - periilifthi in the assembly of the Garden, and had been ordered to build the walls in the wake of the "fence" (the earthen mound was made by Athanasius Razikotsikas). Two sieges endured this great defensive work by the famous "mat". Inside the garden is the monument of Marcus Botsari was erected on October 14, 1838 during the visit of Otto and Amalia. In front of the Garden is the humble church of Agia Paraskevi at which meeting the Commission of the Fight on April 6, 1826 and decided the Exodus. 

 

 

The windmill 

anemomylos_resize   It was erected in 1962 through the efforts of "Etoliki Company" in the same place where the windmill was during the revolution in miniature, to commemorate the great sacrifice of hierarch Josef of Rogon. In times of revolution, the windmill was built on an island south of Missolonghi and 150 meters from the city. When Prokopanistos was abandoned and the enemy fleet entered the lagoon, the Mesologi forced to fortify (July 1825) with cannons to protect the city from the south side. The cannons of the windmill operated until the last moment of the Exodus, to him (after the motto "behind") Bishop Joseph and enrolled its tragic conclusion. After keeping the Turks 2 days, the dawn of Holy Monday, fired the last gunpowder and blew up, with their enemies. The ruins of the windmill survived until 1880 and by seeing others became the namesake cafe and then the present windmill.

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