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Ayia Sofia Review

For solitude and a dizzying view, pass through the upper town's wooden entrance gates, complete with the original iron reinforcement. Up the hill is a rare example of a domed octagonal church, Ayia Sofia, founded in the 13th century by Emperor Andronicus II and patterned after Dafni monastery in Athens. Follow the path to the highest point on the rock for a breathtaking view of the coast.

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  • Address: At top of mountain, Monemvassia, 23070
  • Location: Monemvassia
Updated: 05-18-2011

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