All 4 Monemvasia Sightseeing
Here are all the Monemvasia sightseeing that we suggest. Have a look on various attractions that you can see during your visit in Monemvasia, such as churches, monasteries, museums, castles and other sights.
All sightseeing in Monemvasia
The Archaeological Museum of Monemvasia is housed in a muslim mosque opposite the church of Christ Elkomenos, inside the Castle of Monemvasia. The building was constructed in the 16th century by the Turks. At first, it was a mosque, then a public building, a prison, a coffee shop and today it hosts the archaeological collection.
Built on the edge of a rock, this church was constructed in the 17th century and it is still in use today.
This nice church is dedicated to "Christ in Pain". It is located in the Castle of Monemvasia and it was built in the 13th century by Byzantine Emperor Andronicus.
The Byzantine church of Agia Sofia is located on the edge of a cliff and gives gorgeous view to the sea. It was built in the 12th century by Emperor Andronicus. When Monemvasia was occupied by the Venetians, it became a catholic cathedral and during the Turkish occupation, when their walls were painted with lime, it was used as a mosque.
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