The Liston Streetlamps in Corfu, Greece - Encircle Photos

The Liston Streetlamps in Corfu, Greece

Running parallel to the western edge of Spianada Square is the Liston, a long building with an exquisite colonnade and a row of these overhead street lamps. It was designed by French architect Mathieu de Lesseps and built in 1807 as a barracks for Royal French soldiers and officers. Today it is a great place to enjoy an elegant meal or a simple cup of coffee while watching people stroll along the Esplanade. The name Liston is derived for the Venetian word for “city square” or “straight road for walking.”


Viktoros Dousmani 70, Kerkira 491 00, Greece


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