"The Monastery of Nea Moni" Chios Island Things to Do Tip by greekcypriot

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  The Monastery of Nea Moni
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  • The Monastery of Nea Moni - Chios Island
      The Monastery of Nea Moni
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  • Nea Moni Monastery - Chios Island
      Nea Moni Monastery
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  • The Monastery of Nea Moni - Chios Island
      The Monastery of Nea Moni
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Visit the most important Christian monument of the island, the Monastery of Nea Moni, which is declared by Unesco as a monument of a worldwide cultural importance.
The Monastery belongs to the 11th century, the peak of the Byzantine period of the island.
The main church with famous mosaics is very important as well as the Museum, the cistern, the communal dining room are places worth visiting.

It is also worth visiting the Monastery of Aghii Pateres and Aghios Markos in the vicinity.

Directions: Between Karies and a short distance from Avgonima.

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  • Updated May 19, 2010
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