Corfu Town is the capital of the island Corfu. A beautiful and elegant area where most are populated in the Ionian islands. Built in a unique architecture with a venetian style which reminds of Italy. The port is situated there as ferries arrive and go, while enjoying this magnificent view of this picturesque town. The square of the Esplanade (also called Spianada) is the central square of Corfu Town and the largest square in the Balkans.
One of the most beautiful buildings boarding the square is the Liston building which stands at the western side of the Esplanade and was built during the French occupation. Many other interesting monuments adorn Corfu Town, such as the Old and the New Venetian Fortresses, the Town Hall Square, the Square of the Saints, the Ionian Academy and the Palace of Saint Michael and Saint Georges. The town is filled with beautiful Venetian neighbourhoods such as the Kanoni area where are the ruins of the Ancient city or the beautiful area of Mandouki.