At the hightest point of Monemvasia you see father away a little nice church on the top; if you want to visit it, you must have good shoes, the landscape is very nice and the view is superb; the church is not every time open, perhaps in the morning.
This is a lovely old church that has the appearance of having been added-on to many times over the years. Of course, if you go to the trouble of climbing to the Upper Town of Monemvasia, you have to go just a few hundred meters more to reach this church. Unfortunately, you cannot go inside but its setting on the... 更多
Agia Sofia is situated at a high point of the upper city of Monemvasia. It was first unhabited in the 6th Century AD and at its high in the 8th Century housed 25,000 inhabitants. The recently restored buildings leading up to the church well illustrates the morphology of the buildings. The church itself is a jewel of Byzantine architecture. The... 更多
It is an adventure to make your way up the rock of Monemvassia to Agia Skphia, but you won't be disappointed. Be sure to keep going and see the remains of the old Acropylis and enjoy the magnificent view. Wear a hat, sunscreen and bring water and possibly walking sticks.
As you climb the steps in Monemvasia to see the view the church on top of the hill gets closer and closer, to the point you decide it is worth going all the way to the top - and it is. The church is beautifully decorated and has probably the best view of any church I have been to!
The walk up the mountain to get to the church can be tricky-hard turf with slippery stones everywhere- but the views and the castle itself on top are just amazing. The church is beautiful but to be honest i spent most of the time with my back turned on it, taking pictures of the village and the incredible blue of... 更多