Peloponnese Churches

Peloponnese churches

Information about the Churches in Peloponnese, in Greece but also information about churches and monasteries in many locations of the region: The Peloponnese churches are not only places of worship but also places to study the Byzantine art and architecture. A tour around the historical towns of Peloponnese, such as Mystras and Monemvasia, is like traveling back in time. Outstanding specimens of Byzantine architecture is the church of Agia Sofia and the church of Elkomenos Christos, the Cathedral of Monemvasia. Inspiring churches with beautiful wall paintings, medieval castles and surviving monuments make Peloponese a famous touring destination where visitors can take a slight taste of this glorious past.

Mystras reveals the rich heritage of Byzantine art while the entire town itself is a beautiful sightseeing full of churches and ancient remains. One of the oldest monasteries in Mystras is Agioi Theodoroi, the cathedral of Agios Demetrios and Panagia Pantanassa. Kalavryta is proud to be the home of the Monastery of Megalo Spileo, this huge compex carved into the mountain whereas in Patra it is very hard to miss the large Orthodox Church of Agios Andreas.

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