Church of Agios Therapon ,Mytilene

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The church of St Therapon dominates the city of Mytilene owing to both its impressive mass but mainly to the originality of its architectural type,the monument constitutes a combination of elements from contemporary architectural trends that prevailed in the West (Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism etc). Gothic elements are prevalent as well, adding an impressiveness and a distinctive style to the monument. The erection of this monument commenced in the beginning of the 19th century by the flourishing at that time Christian quarter and was completed in 1935.

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Comments (5)

Ronald Losure on June 18, 2012

It is a very interesting architecture. It can be seen in the previous photo from a much greater distance. It does dominate the city view.

zaferkck on June 26, 2012

Very beautiful photo and place

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Greetings, Zafer

Suzen N on June 26, 2012

Thank you,for visiting and kind comments ,dear friends Ron and Zafer!Best wishes ,Suzen

Mehmet baş on September 21, 2012

Art and history in Mytilini, beautiful shot, like+favorite, best regards.
Mehmet

Suzen N on September 21, 2012

Dear Mehmet ,thanks a lot for your appreciation! Greetings,Suzen

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  • Uploaded on June 18, 2012
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    by Suzen N
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FX100
    • Taken on 2012/05/29 13:41:53
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 6.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: -0.33 EV
    • No flash

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