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25/10/2007
Church of Ayios Nikolaos in the village of the same name, Monemvasia


On the road for Molaoi, towards Neapolis Vion and after the village of Ayios Demetrius, we come on the left to the junction for Ayios Nikolaos Monemvasias. If we turn left after a ....

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25/10/2007
Apidia - Church of the Koimiseos tis Theotokou


The church of the Koimiseos tis Theotokou (Dormition of the Virgin) dates to the 10th century, and is a three-aisled basilica, large in size and profoundly eastern in style. The dome is supported on columns with Ionic capitals. The church emerged out of...

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25/10/2007
[Vatika] Church of Pantanassa (Pantanassa Geroumanas, or Monemvasias)


In the village of Pantanassa, specifically the cemetery, stands a Byzantine church today dedicated to Ayios Athanasios and which is preserved in a good condition. The ....

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25/10/2007
Geraki - Church of Ayios Nikolaos


A two-aisled Byzantine church with 13th-century artistic paintings. The south aisle is later ....

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25/10/2007
Geraki - Church of Ayios Sozon


A double-columned, cross-in-square church with some surviving wall paintings from the ....

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25/10/2007
Geraki - Church of Ayios Athanasios


The church of Ayios Athanasios is located in the cemetery of the village of Geraki, 40 km southeast of Sparta. It is a four-column, domed cross-in-square church from ....

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25/10/2007
Geraki - Church of Ayios Ioannis Chrysostom


A single-aisled church of the 14th century, covered with a dome. Sculptures and Roman inscriptions are built into its facades. The interior surfaces are ....

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25/10/2007
Municipality of Smynoi, Monastery of Panayia Yiatrissa


The Monastery is located in the Municipality of Smynoi, near Vasiliki Forest on Taygetus, at an altitude of 1175 m. We can reach here by car, following the route: Ayios ....

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25/10/2007
Holy Monastery of Dekoulon at Oitylos


The Monastery is 1 km to the south of Oitylos and is dedicated to the Zoodochos Pigi, Ayios Nikolaos, and Ayios Panteleimon. It was built in the early 16th century and ....

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25/10/2007
Municipality of Oitylos - Monastery of Faneromeni


The Monastery of Faneromeni is situated after Diros, on the central road for Gerolimenas. An inscription testifies .....

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25/10/2007
HOLY MONASTERY OF PANAYIA ZERBITSIS


Located on the east side of Mt Taygetus, at an altitude of 500 m and 19 km from Sparta. An inscription states that the Holy Monastery was built in 1639 on the ruins of an ....

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25/10/2007
Molaoi plain - Church of Ayios Georgios


The church of the Megalomartyros Ayios Georgios the Triumphant is situated in the plain of Molaoi, Laconia. The church is a three-aisled basilica. It is not known ....

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25/10/2007
Geraki - Church of Ayia Paraskevi


A cross-domed church of the Late Byzantine period, with dilapidated structures in the north and south. A large section of its painting, which belongs mainly to the first ....

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25/10/2007
Geraki Castle Holy Church of Ayios Georgios


One of the most important churches on Geraki Castle is that of Ayios Georgios, originally two-aisled and built in the 11th century. Later, during the Frankish period, various ....

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25/10/2007
Cape Tainaron, Mani The little church of Asomatos


Cape Tainaron is the most southerly point of continental Europe, lying between the Laconian and Messenian gulfs. It was a religious centre for the Laconians over a number of ....

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25/10/2007
Alika, Mani Church of Ayios Andreas


In the village of Alikia in 1958, next to the collapsing church of Ayios Andreas, the remains of a large basilica of the 6th-7th century were found. The earlier columns ....

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25/10/2007
Ano Boularioi (Diporo), Mani - Ai-Strategos


The church of the Archangel Michael is located in the hamlet of Diporo, and was built in the 11th century. Architecturally, it is a domed-cross church. A gateway was ....

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25/10/2007
Areopolis, Mani - Church of Ayios Ioannis Prodromos


The church of Ayios Ioannis Prodromos of the Mavromichali at Arepolis, Mani, next to the Pikoulakis ....

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25/10/2007
Areopolis, Mani - Church of the Taxiarches


Domed, single-chamber church of the 18th century, with a five-sided apse on the exterior of the ....

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25/10/2007
Areopolis, Mani - Sculpted lintel of the church of the Ayioi Taxiarches


The church gate was built in 1798, as an inscription tells us. The sculpture portrays the ....

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25/10/2007
Mani, Vamvaka - Church of Ayios Theodoros


A double-columned church of the mainland Greek type, with dome and narthex. The date 1075 is ....

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25/10/2007
Gardenitsa, Mani - Church of the Soteras


A cross-domed church built in the first half of the 11th century. The quadratic portico with ....

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25/10/2007
Diros (Glezos region), Mani - Church of the Ayioi Taxiarches


The Holy Church of the Archangels is a cross-domed church, double columns and ....

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25/10/2007
Dryalos, Mani - Twin church of Ayia Aikaterini and Ayios Georgios


Ayia Aikaterini and Ayios Georgios in the village of Dryalos in the Municipality of Oitylos are two ....

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25/10/2007
Eremos, Mani - Church of Ayia Varvara


Belongs architecturally to the cross-domed church type, a building of the 12th century. The precisions of the ....

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25/10/2007
Karyoupoli, Mani Church of the Eisodion tis Theotokou


The church of the Eisodion tis Theotokou is located next to the Kosonakos Tower, with ....

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25/10/2007
Mani, Kato Boularioi - Ayios Petros


In the village of Kato Boularioi in the Municipality of Oitylos we encounter the old church of ....

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25/10/2007
Keria, Mani Church of Ayios Ioannis Kerias


Architecturally, this is classified as a cross-domed church of the 13th century. Skilfully constructed, with ....

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25/10/2007
Koita, Mani Church of the Ayioi Sergius and Bacchus.


This is also called the Tourlotis church, located to the north of the village Koita. It is a cross-domed ....

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25/10/2007
Konakia Gytheion, Mani Monastery of Ayios Georgios


Located a short distance from the village of Konakia Gytheion, it dates to the 12th century and ....

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25/10/2007
Kouloumi, Mani - Asomaton church


A domed cross-in-square church of the 13th-century. Some wall paintings from the 13th and ....

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25/10/2007
Mani, Kyparissos - Little church of the Koimiseos


The little church of the Koimiseos tis Theotokou at Monastiri is built on the site of an earlier church, as testified to by the columns incorporated into the ....

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25/10/2007
Kyparissos, Mani Basilica of Ayios Petros


Archaeological excavations at Kyparissos have brought to light a large basilica with a semi-circular apse and ....

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25/10/2007
Limeni, Mani - Monastery of Panayia Vreti


The remains and the belfry of the post-Byzantine church can ....

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25/10/2007
Mina, Mani Church of the Ayioi Anargyroi


The church of the Ayioi Anargyroi in the village of Mina, Municipality of Oitylos, is a single-chamber, megalithic ....

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25/10/2007
Oitylos, Mani Church of the Taxiarches


The church of the Taxiarches is the largest church in Oitylos, and an inscription on the wall indicates that ....

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25/10/2007
Oitylos, Mani - The lintels at the entrance of the church of the Taxiarches


The stone relief sculptural representations in the lintel of the central entrance to the church of the Taxiarches at Oitylos are of particular interest. Above the ....

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25/10/2007
Ochia, Mani Church of Ayios Nikolaos


Double-columned cross-domed church of mainland Greek type, 11th century. Much later, in ....

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25/10/2007
Platanos, Gytheion, Mani Ayios Demetrius


The church stands on the spot Liberdo at Platanos, Gytheion and dates to the late 11th century. It is a ....

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25/10/2007
Harouda, Mani Church of the Taxiarchis


A fine Byzantine cross-domed church of the 11th century. The relief architrave and sculpted ....

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25/10/2007
Monemvasia Church of Ayia Sophia, or Panayia Hodegetria


Octagon-domed church built in the 12th century (1149-1150). The sculptures that adorn the church date to the 12th century, and the wall paintings to the late 12th and ....

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25/10/2007
Monemvasia - Church of the Elkomeneos Christos


A three-aisled basilica with a dome, three apses in the east and a narthex in the west, it has undergone much repair from time to time. The church was built in the ....

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25/10/2007
Monemvasia Church of Ayios Nikolaos


A cross-in-square church dating to 1703 (second Venetian period), in the lower city of Monemvasia. An inscription in the pediment of the entrance, testifies that the ....

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25/10/2007
Monemvasia - Church of Panayia Myrtidiotissa, or Kritikia


This is a single-aisled church with a dome, built during the second Venetian period (1690-1715). Tradition holds that it was built by the Bishop of Cythera, Philotheos ....

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25/10/2007
Mystras Church of Ayia Sophia


Built in the palace area in the mid-14th century, it is a double-columned cross-in-square, with tall and narrow proportions and a dome. It has a narthex, a ....

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25/10/2007
Mystras: Holy Monastery of Vrondohi, Church of Ag. Theodoroi


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25/10/2007
Mystras Holy Church of Ayios Demetrius (Metropolitan church):


This is an architecturally composite church, the composite type of Mystras. In other words, it is a three-aisled basilica with a narthex and belfry (second half 13th century) on ....

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25/10/2007
Mystras Holy Monastery of Vrontochion, church of the Panayia Hodegetria, also known as Aphentiko


Founded in 1310, this is the first composite church in Mystras: a three-aisled basilica ground plan, and a four-columned cross-in-square church with five domes. It is ....

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25/10/2007
Mystras Holy Monastery of Pantanassa


Built in 1428 by the chief craftsman of Theodore II Palaiologos. It belongs to the so-called mixed type of Mystras, which combines the order of the three-aisled basilica and ....

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25/10/2007
Mystras Monastery of Perivleptos


Built in the 14th century, possibly by the first Despot of Mystras, Manuel Kantakouzenos, and his wife Isabella de Lusignan. It is a two-columned, cross church, with a ....

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25/10/2007
tylos - Church of the Metamorphosis of the Soteros


The church of the Metamorphosis of the Soteras (Saviour) was built in the 13th century, and is ....

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25/10/2007
Paniyiristra Skalas - Church of Ayios Georgios


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25/10/2007
Hosios Nikon the Repenter


Hosios Venerable - Nikon the Repenter is the patron saint and protector of the town of Sparta and is especially honoured by the local church. His memory is celebrated on ....

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25/10/2007
Sparta - Metropolitan church


The elegant church of the Evangelistria in the centre of the city is Spartas Metropolitan church. This is a ....

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25/10/2007
Foukria - Church of the Koimiseos tis Theotokou


The church of the Koimmiseos tis Theotokou is situated 5 km to the north of Sykea village, a ....

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25/10/2007
Chrysafa - Church of Panayia Chrsyafitissa


A double-columned, cross-in-square church with a dome and fortress tower, dating to the late ....

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25/10/2007
Chrysafa - Church of Panayia Chrsyafitissa


A double-columned, cross-in-square church with a dome and fortress tower...

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25/10/2007
New Holy Monastery of the Ayion Tessarakonta Martyron


The new Holy Monastery of the Tessarakonta Martyron is located between Sparta...

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29/10/2007
Geraki - Evangelistria church


Small cross-in-church with a dome, 12th-century ....

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