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05/02/2008
Monastery of St. George Endyssenas


This is an abandoned monastery of the18th century on a very beautiful site, near Oreino Korakovouni. It has been renovated and ....

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05/02/2008
Temple of Palaiopanagias Glyppias


Only ruins remain of the Monastery of Palaiopanagias Glyppias,which was abandoned in 1834. It is believed that the monastery has been built on the ruins of the castle of ....

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05/02/2008
Monastery of St. Eleoussa Vlachernas


On a rock above the village of Vlaherna, once stood the castle of Bezenikou. Inside the castle, was the Monastery of St. Eleoussa that was build around 1300. Today, the monastery is ....

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05/02/2008
Monastery of Panagia Vlachernas


Near the village of Vlaherna inside a cave of Mount Kastania, the visitor can see the church of the old Monastery of Panagia Vlacherna. The tradition has it that the image of ....

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05/02/2008
Monastery of Panagia Sfyridas


A few kilometers outside Vytina, lies the abandoned monastery of Panagia Sfyrida. The monastery is built on a rock, within the fir forest of Mount Menalo, and offers an ....

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05/02/2008
Monastery of St. Theodoroi


A few kilometres outside Vytina stands the old Byzantine monastery of Agioi Theodoroi founded by the dynasty of Palaiologoi. It was moved to its present position during the ....

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05/02/2008
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05/02/2008
Monastery of Agia Triada Meligous (St. Trinity of Meligous)


Of this abandoned monastery, only the main church survives which has important murals from the 18th century. The architecture of the church is remarkable, since the tall dome, which ....

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05/02/2008
Monastery of St. Nicholas Kontolinas


A few miles from the traditional village of Kastanitsa and within a green landscape, lies the church of St. Nicholas and Panteleimon Kontolinas. The church is the only ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of St. Nicholas Varson


The monastery is built at an altitude of 1100 meters, 6 kms outside the village of Neochori. It is a Byzantine monastery of the 11th century. In the monastery a parchment from the ....

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06/02/2008
Moni Gorgoepikoou


This monastery is found in a spectacular location at an altitude of about 1000 meters in the area of the ancient sanctuary of Demeter. The monastery was built in the 11th century by ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Panagia Elonas


Hanging on a steep cliff, the Monastery of Panagia Elonas was built in the 14th century. According to the tradition, the monastery was built by the residents of Kosmas when they saw the .....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Ano Chrepa


At a high altitude (1278 meters) and with a lovely view,lies the monastery of Ano Chrepa, which is dedicated to Virgin Mary. It is a monastery of the 12th century with ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Agios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) Kaltezon


Its a Monastery of the 17th century, built on the ruins of an earlier monastery of the 13th century, at the point where according to the tradition, the icon of Ag. Nikolaos was ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Panagia Kandila


At a point with a beautiful view of the plain, lies the Monastery of Panagia Kandyla dating back to the 17th century. The main church is built in a cave. The monastery played an ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of St. Nicholas Karyas


It is a monastery of the 17th century at an altitude of 600 m, with very important frescoes of the same period. The monastery was burned by Ibrahim, due to the financial aid it ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Sotiros Loukous


Next to the Villa of Herod Atticus and on the ruins of ancient Eva, lies the Monastery of Sotiros Loukous. The church is of the 12th century, built on the ruins of an ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Panagias Malevis


One of the most important monasteries in Arcadia, the monastery of Panagia Malevis operates since the 12th century.The monastery is famous for the icon of ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Panagia Orthokostas


It is basically a complex of two monasteries founded in the 10th and the 17th century respectively. Today, the monastery houses sacred relics and historical archives of ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Palaiopanagia


This is a picturesque monastery dedicated to Virgin Mary on a very beautiful location. The monastery appears to have been founded in the 14th century but was later .....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Prodromos in Kastri


In a beautiful location upon a rock, stands the monastery of Prodromos. The monastery appears to have been founded in the12th century, although some evidence suggests that the ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of St. Nicholas Sintzas


Carved into the rock, at the ravine of Dafnonas, lies the impressive monastery of Ag. Nikolaos Written testimony referring to the monastery dates back to the 17th century, but the ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Aimyalon


Built on a rock with a lovely view, the monastery of Aimyalon dates back to the 16th century. The murals are from the ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of the Virgin Birth Ampelakiou


In an inaccessible region, in a ravine, stands the Monastery of Ampelaki dedicated to the Birth of Virgin Mary. In a nearby cave the icon of Panagia Makelaritissa has been ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Ag. Paraskevi Vachlias


At an altitude of 1000 meters stands the Monastery of Agia Paraskevi dating back to the 17th century. This is a fortified monastery of great architectural and historical ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Koimiseos Theotokou in Valtesiniko


It is a monastery of the17th century in which the signs of the many disasters it suffered in the years of the revolution are evident. The location of the abbey offers a ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Kalamiou


The Monastery of Kalamiou is a complex of two monasteries very close to each other (about 200 m). The old monastery is situated on a rock above the Lousios river and it is ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Kernitsa


One of the oldest monasteries of Arcadia, the abbey of Kernitsa, dates back to the early11th century. It is located near the village of Nymfasia. In a cave inside the ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Zoodochou Pigis Kleivokas


The monastery stands on a rock and seems to have been built before the 11th century. It was destroyed several times during its history. During the last destruction of the ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Panagia Makrysiou


A relatively new monastery of the 19th century situated at a beautiful landscape. It celebrates on ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Virgin Mary Boura


It is an old monastery of the 11th century, with a fortified tower (10 neters in height) which was extensively used during the revolution. The icon of Virgin Mary that was ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Timios Prodromos in Gortynia


In a wonderful location right above the ravine of Lousios river, stands the Monastery of Timios Prodromos built in the 16th century. There is some evidence indicating that the ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Filosophou


This is one of the most famous monasteries of Arcadia with history of more than 1000 years, built on a superb location right in the ravine of Lousios river. The monastery onsists of ....

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06/02/2008
Church of Agia Theodora in Vasta of Megalopolis


It is a small church of the 10th century. A unique phenomenon is displayed on the roof of the church, where 17 large trees have grown and their roots are hanging in the ....

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06/02/2008
Monastery of Ag. Demetrios (Reontino)


Continuing along the road from the Monastery of Orthokostas, lies the monastery of St. Demetrios (Reontino). Although the monastery was abandoned in the 19th century, the ....

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28/03/2008
Monastery of Rekitsa


The historic Monastery of Rekitsa, is built at an altitude of 1100 meters, in the lush vegetation of Taygetos. This was a place of shelter for the villagers and the fighters of ....

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28/03/2008
Monastery of Taxiarxi Mourias


It is an old monastery probably of the 17th century. Today, the visitor can see ruins of the old fortifications, the renovated church and some restored cells. The monastery was ....

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28/03/2008
Church of Agia Foteini in Mantineia


Near the archaeological site of ancient Mantineia, stands the church of Ag. Foteini. The construction of the temple began in 1969 and services started in 1978. The church is unusual, since it

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