Tatoi ( Greek: Τατόι, pronounced [ta.ˈto.i]) was the summer palace and 42 km 2 (10,000 acres) estate of the former Greek royal family. The area is a densely wooded southeast-facing slope of Mount Parnitha, and its ancient and current official name is Dekeleia. It is located 27 km (17 mi) from the city centre of Athens .
Once the summer residence of the Greek royal family, Tatoi Palace is the last bastion of a bygone era, marooned in the wooded foothills of Mount Parnitha. By Alex King. Soon after moving to Athens, I heard whispers about an abandoned palace in the surrounding hills, where you could walk through the grounds and freely explore the slowly decaying ...
Tatoi Palace. George Pachantouris (cc by 2.0) This sprawling 10,000-acre estate was the summer palace of the former Greek Royal Family. Now abandoned, its decaying buildings and dense woods are a ...
July 27, 2019. As Greece ’s new conservative government of Kyriakos Mitsotakis declared its intention to revive the famous Tatoi Palace and bring its glorious past back to life, many have been wondering what the story is behind this historic place, which shaped Greece ’s political life in the 20th century. The Tatoi estate covers an ...
I understand that Tatoi was the summer palace and 10,000 acre estate of the former Greek Royal Family, and the birthplace of George II of the Hellenes. The area is a densely wooded southeast-facing slope of Mount Parnitha, and its ancient and current official name is Dekeleia. It is located 27 km from the city center of Athens.
Greece’s former royal palace, Tatoi, located 27 kilometres outside Athens’ city centre is set to become a public museum by 2025. The news came in an announcement from Lina Mendoni, Greece’s ...
History of Tatoi Royal Palace. In 1872, King George I of Greece bought the Tatoi estate, at the edge of Mount Parnitha, from a government minister. He ordered it to be redesigned in a St Petersburg style, with classical features including statues and a cemetery as well as a swimming pool, stables and a garage.
He will be buried at Tatoi Royal Cemetery at the Greek Royal Family’s former summer home in Greece. Tatoi Palace was the summer estate of the Greek royals, less than 30km from the centre of Athens.
The crews working on the Royal Cemetery of Tatoi are racing against time to finish shaping the site by evening. The schedule of the works was given yesterday by the renovation contractor, Petros Bakalis, who assured that the maintenance and cleaning of the site will be completed by today, late in the afternoon.
- Tatoi - The Royal Palace, Athens GreeceYouTube
- Tatoi - The Royal Palace & Administration Residences Quarters, Athens GreeceYouTube
- The royal family of Greece in the Royal Palace and in Tatoi 1962YouTube