The name of the capital of the chief port of the prefecture of Kavala is Kavala. It has been built amphitheatrically on the slopes of the great Symvolo Mountain and it is a very beautiful place in Greece. There are a lot of buildings of historical significance in this city but it has a very modern character at the very same time.
In accordance to the archaeological finds, the history of the city as old as the prehistoric times. In the initial days, the core of the city was restricted only in the Panayia district that has been inhabited uninterruptedly from the seventh century BC. After as many as two thousand and five hundred years, the city expanded and it was only in the year of 1928 that the city got its present shape. The city is very beautiful and it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world.