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Leitarniðurstöður fyrir „Monemvasia, Laconia“

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Sögusöfn

History Museum
“The archaeological collection of the fortress of Monemvasia is housed in an old mosque in the main square in the lower town, opposite the town cathedral of Elkomenos Christos. This small museum contains artefacts chiefly found during work to repair the monuments and surface exploration carried out over the past decades. The collection consists mainly of architectural sculptures and ceramic objects used in daily life. The sculptures are from the church of Aghia Sofia and the ruined mid-Byzantine church excavated at the Georgoulas residence, and date from the end of the 12th century. The latter is one of the earliest monuments in the fortress with a marble altar screen.”
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Útsýnisstaðir

Höfn/smábátahöfn
“The tranquility and the charm of the region will carry you away. The port is a popular anchorage for yachts and boats since it is protected from all the winds. The landscape and the village create a unique beautiful setting. The Acropolis of Zarakas is situated above the village, at the northeastern end of the bay. Note that at the end of the bay, there is also an important wetland. Enjoy fresh seafood throughout the year, since the owners of the local businesses are fishermen in profession. ”
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Sögufrægir staðir

Sögufrægur staður
“Monemvasia Greece belongs to the prefecture of Laconia, and it actually constitutes a Medieval fortress with a town next to it. The attraction of this location lies on its interesting ruins, which include not only this defensive structure but also the many Byzantine churches of the adjacent town–there is a total of 40, scattered along the narrow streets. Regarding the name Monemvasia, in Greek, the word "mone" means "single", while "embassia" means "entrance". However, it is also known as Malvasia, the Gibraltar of the East, and The Rock. This last one is due to the features of its location, as it is built on a rock of 300 m height and 1.8 km long, occupying a steep, rocky islet connected to the coast of Laconia by a low bridge. Apart from the beauty of the city, the rock itself is also very picturesque, with colors ranging between grey and pink tones. On the south-eastern side of this rock, the village is established, overlooking Palaia Monemvasia bay. Right in the edge of the bay, next to the castle's entrance, there is a cemetery where the grave of Giannis Ritsos, a famous Greek poet, lies. Northwest, there is a small hamlet with no more than 10 houses, while on the north, the mentioned fortress is found. The north-west, as well as the top, are covered by a field of grass. Getting to the top can be an interesting stroll in the zig-zagging pathway. In addition, this is where it lays the plateau, and apart from the ruins of the fortified town, it is also the residence of the Venetian Governor, and there are ancient walls, guardhouses, towers, and large water systems. Regarding the eastern tip of the rock, this is where the church of Agia Sofia is found. This octagonal 12th-century church is the main monument of Monemvasia, and its charm and magnificence remain untouched. Apart from the fortress, there is an area called "Nea Monemvasia". It is located at a distance of about 1 km away from the fortress-town, providing all the necessary facilities of a modern tourist town, which makes it a very popular destination among tourists.”
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Sögufrægur staður
“Το κάστρο Μονεμβασιάς είναι κτισμένο από την μεσαιωνική περίοδο και στο εσωτερικό του βρίσκεται η παλιά πόλη της Μονεμβασιάς, μουσεία καθώς και πολλές βυζαντινές εκκλησίες. ”
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Sögufrægur staður
“Αξίζει οπωσδήποτε να επισκεφτείτε τον τόπο από τον οποίο άντλησε την έμπνευση του ο μεγάλος μας ποιητής Γιάννης Ρίτσος. Μία βόλτα στο βυζαντινό καλντερίμι, στην πλατεία με το παλαιό κανόνι, στα δρομάκια και στις καμάρες της καστροπολιτείας, θα σας ταξιδέψουν στην εποχή που ζούσαν οι Βυζαντινοί, οι Ενετοί και οι Φράγκοι.”
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Sögufrægur staður
Sögufrægur staður
“The submerged town of Pavlopetri is situated in shallow water between the beach of Pouda at Viglafia (near Neapoli) and the islet of Pavlopetri, opposite the island of Elafonisos. The architectural remains of this prehistoric town, visible at a depth of about three meters, were discovered in 1904 by Fokionos Negris. In 1967 the famous oceanographer Dr. Nicholas Flemming of Southampton University visited the site and subsequently published the first survey of the submerged settlement.”
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Sögufrægur staður