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Monday, 20 December 2010

The entrance of the Holy Cross Monastery






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It is located two kilometers Southeast of the village of Mavratzeoi next to the road and on altitude of 200 meters. In 1582, monk Neilos has founded a small church and in 1604 he and his brother Dionysios expanded it. There are frescoes, a magnificent woodcut temple and a lot of holly ware.



8 comments:

  1. Marvelous capture, as always! Such a lovely place! Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

    Sylvia

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  2. Nice shot. That definitely looks like there's some history behind it.

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  3. Wow - that door is magnificent.

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  4. Beautiful My World Tuesday posting

    Merry Christmas and have a nice week,
    Greetings, Bram

    Link to My Word Tuesday post!

    Seen on My World Tuesday

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  5. Thanks for commenting on my entry. Your world is beautiful and great. It's always good to learn something new.
    Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day.
    Yoshi

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