On the outskirts of Xanthi, preserved in good condition warehouses of tobacco,
examples of architecture of industrial buildings and navel of economic prosperity of the city during the late 19th century. One of them house the Foundation of Thracian Art and Tradition, where founded in 1997. Exhibitions, lectures, seminars and courses from scientists and artists operates. The area of tobacco warehouses, a significant in extent and value of the city is directly connected with the booming economy of the city is preserved satisfactorily as urban tissue and as stock and is one of the best sets of existing industrial architecture in Greece. The buildings are creations of the late 19th and early 20th century and are fine specimens of architecture, some of them unique and for the European area.
Modern Monuments Service and Construction of East Macedonia and Thrace