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Peloponnese Sights

Christos Elkomenos (Christ in Chains)

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Updated 05/18/2011

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Christos Elkomenos is reputedly the largest medieval church in southern Greece. The carved peacocks on its portal are symbolic of the Byzantine era; the detached bell tower—like those of Italian cathedrals—is a sign of Venetian rebuilding in the 17th century.

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Tzamiou Sq., along main street, Monemvassia, Greece

Updated 05/18/2011


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