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The church of the Assumption

The church of the Assumption that exists today is over the hill, as seen from the temple construction and materials of construction, old Byzantine building in its original form of the basilica without a dome. The church has undergone many reforms and changes during the Turkish occupation. Today there is a fresco in the narthex, was suspected by Bishop Kallistos, who built and building episcopacy of not surviving. The aisles are separated by a colonnade consisting of two columns on each side. During the Ottoman rule was added on the west side of the outer narthex, two floors with three arches on the south side of the current existing wooden roof one floor exonarthex. Embedded in the walls several sculptures from the ruins of an old monastery.

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  • Uploaded on April 20, 2012
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    by Thanasis Germanos
    • Camera: NORITSU KOKI QSS-32_33
    • Taken on 2012/04/18 14:57:30