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Private Day Trip to Sparta from Kalamata
"Our adventure will start at your hotel preferably in the morning and in less than two hours we will reach our destination Sparta.The sights during our trip are spectacular as we will cross the famous and full of myths and traditions mountains of Taygetos. Passing through ravines stone tunnels caves and green forests we will have the opportunity to get to know each other better in order to adjust our tour to your travel needs.Our first stop for photos will be in Keadas. There you will learn everything about the black page of Sparta’s hostory
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Private Day Trip to Mystras from Kalamata
"Our journey will start at your hotel preferably in the morning and in less than two hours we will have reached our destination the castle town of Mystras.The route is spectacular as we will cross the famous and full of myths and traditions mountains of Taygetos. Passing through ravines stone tunnels caves and green forests.  Our first stop for photos will be in Keadas. Witness the cliff at which Ancient Spartans were bringing and throwing their newborn sick children over in order to avoid the continuation of the defective genes
From EUR75.00
 
Mystras Day Trip from Costa Navarino
"The route is spectacular as we will cross the famous mountain of Taygetos so full of myths and traditions. Passing through ravines tunnels caves and green forests we will have the opportunity to get to know each other better in order to adjust our tour to your travel needs.Our first stop for photos will be in Keadas. This was where the Ancient Spartans would bring newborn sick child in order to avoid the  continuation of defective genes to protect their proud and perfect race.During our trip you will learn everything about the foundation of the castle town of Mystras
From EUR350.00

More General in Monemvasia

Modern Monemvasia

Most of Monemvasia's residents live in the port, which is a modern town on the Greek mainland about 2 km from the Rock of Monemvasia.This port or Yefira is a modern town with a supermarket, travel...
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Jan 01, 2005

Main Square

Monemvasia's main square of Platia Dsami is in the center of the old town. The Italian-style campanile at left belongs to the Church of Christos Elkomenos (Christ in Bonds). On the right is a building...
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Jan 01, 2005

Lower Town

The area is inhabited today and many of the ruined buildings have been restored by the 5th Ephorate. The settlement is surrounded by a U-shaped fortification wall with two gates, one on the east and...
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Lilasel
Jan 01, 2005

Monemvasia

The settlement which is divided into two sections, built at different levels, each with a separate fortification. Remains of numerous Byzantine and post-Byzantine buildings are preserved in the area...
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Lilasel
Jan 01, 2005

Monemvasia

A causeway links mainland Greece with the Rock of Monemvasia. This mysterious Rock was separated from the mainland by an earthquake in 337 AD.The Rock is about 2 km from the port. Cars aren't allowed...
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Lilasel
Jan 01, 2005

Yannis Ritsos

The first building when you enter Lower Monemvasia is a house of Greek poet and writer Yannis Ritsos (1909 - 1990). He was born in Monemvasia in the noble family of landowners. His grave is not far...
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Jan 01, 2005
 
 
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Lower Town

Most of the old town's buildings are made of the local stone, and many have been renovated as summer homes for wealthy Greeks and foreigners. (Restoration work is closely supervised by the...
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Lilasel
Nov 30, 2004

The walls

Monemvassia is a small place, you can go walking from one side to the other in 15 minutes.It's all surrounded by walls. At the upper side the cliff and the mountain; at the lower side, cliffs and...
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SirRichard
Sep 18, 2002

Shadows

The town of shadows, ghosts.... It is one of the most unforgettable places I saw in Greece!Go to travelogue: "Being a ghost..."
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Lilasel
Jan 01, 2005

Narrow streets

Just be lost in this town! Narrow streets will lead you somewhere to open a new Monemvasia's secret...Go to travelogue: "Magical place - Monemvasia"
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Lilasel
Jan 01, 2005

Upper Town

Church of Aghia Sophia (Holy Wisdom) at the Upper Town. Octagonal, domed, cross-in-square church, identified by some scholars as the Monastery of Our Lady Hodegetria, dated to 1150.
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Lilasel
Jan 01, 2005

Upper Town

The upper town or citadel, which you can reach by climbing a steep path from the old town. The ruins high on the rock include the old fortress or Acropolis and the Agia Sofia church.
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Jan 01, 2005

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Top 5 Monemvasia Writers

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"The Gibraltar of Greece"
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"This one is 4 U, Peace..."
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"a medieval love nest"
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"Monemvasia"
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"Moni emvasia, one entrance"
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