The church of the Assumption

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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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Comments (152)

::::=UT=:::: on May 26, 2012

Nice shot



Elakramine on May 27, 2012

Very nice.


Greetings, elakramine

Tomros on May 28, 2012

Thanasis, wonderful view and unusual building!

great explanation! Like 153.

greetings, Tomas

Elso Zanoletti on May 28, 2012

Una bellissima immagine , ottimi colori! LIKE Ciao elso

Alien Alienovic on May 29, 2012

Autentisch schön


Lloret on May 31, 2012

very nice shot, LIKE and FAVORITE

Jaroslav Klečka on June 2, 2012

Very nice and interesting church, good picture. I Like it. Kind regards, Jaroslav

JOSE on June 11, 2012

Nice scenery!!! great shot!! LIKE Greetings,Jose!

L. F. on October 12, 2012

ciao, molto onorato della tua graditissima visita. Sono queste le fotografie da fare, complimenti per la tua eccezionale e variegata galleria esclamativo!!

Like 159

Calorosi saluti, dall'Italia,


Andy Rodker on October 17, 2012

Lovely old church and a fine shot.


Best wishes from Madrid,


accessfalk on July 29, 2013

Really nice shot, I Like it very much!

All the best from Germany, Cheers, Falk

*goran on October 15, 2013

So beautiful! L+F

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Photo details

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