Didimoticho. Didimoticho is a Greek village, in north-eastern Greece. It is located 94 kilometers (58 miles) north of Alexandroupolis, two kilometers (less than a mile) from the Turkish border and 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Bulgarian border. Didimoticho (meaning "twin wall") is located where the river Evros and the Red River merge together. The Evros River is the river that forms a natural border between Greece and Turkey.
About 10,000 people live in Didimoticho. The town is built next to a hill. Located on top of that hill is the “Kale Portes” Castle. Th hill is also home to impressive caves. Other sights are the castle of the princess, the church of Agia Ekaterini, the Pythion Castle, the church of Panagia Eleftherotria, the ecclesiastical museum, the military museum, the ethnographic museum and the Gallery of Nalbantis.
Text: Jorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Text edited by Katrina Butzer