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Saint Nicholas view-Karlovasi-Samos islandThe most important churches are the Cathedral, in honor of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, dated in late 19th century, the church of Osia Matrona , also of the 19 th century, with a nice wood carved icon screen and a throne; there are also the churches of Aghios Ioannis Chrysostomos, Aghios Nicolaos (St. Nicolas) and Aghios Spyridon at Neo (“new”) Karlovasi, as well as Timios Stavros (the Holy Cross), Aghia Pelagia, Aghia Marina and Aghios Athanasios at Messaio (“middle”) Karlovasi; finally, at Palaio (“old”) Karlovasi there are the churches of Aghios Ioannis (St. John) at the port, Aghia Triada (Holy Trinity) at the top of the hill, the church of Christos, the church of Eisodia, dedicated to the Presentation of Virgin Mary and the church of Aghios Nicolaos (St. Nicolas). Off the town, at a distance of 20 minutes walking, you will find the small church of Aghios Antonios (St. Anthony) constructed within a cave and the church of Aghios Nicolaos (St. Nicolas). The area has also several monasteries worth seeing: the Byzantine Monastery of Metamorfosis (Transfiguration of Jesus Christ) situated close to the beach of Potami, the Holy Monastery of Aghios Ioannis Theologos (St. John the Theologian) some 3,5 kilometers far from Mesaio Karlovasi to the Southeast and the Monastery of Profetes Ilias (Prophet Elijah), at a distance of 3,5 kilometers southeastern to Neo Karlovasihttp://www.greekhotel.com/n-aegean/samos/karlovassi/village/home.htm

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  • Copyright: Costantino Topas (COSTANTINO) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6257 W: 22 N: 10647] (73894)
  • Genre: Lieux
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 2013-04-18
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposition: f/0.8, 1/333 secondes
  • Versions: version originale
  • Date Submitted: 2017-05-14 12:26
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