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Visit Monastery of Our Lady of Costaras and Church St- Athanasius Sopiki

Visit Monastery of Our Lady of Costaras and Church St- Athanasius Sopiki
Visit Monastery of Our Lady of Costaras and Church St- Athanasius Sopiki

1-Monastery of Our Lady of Costaras.

One finds the east of the ancient city of Phenicia, built inside a cave of the mountain of Costaras. first painted in 1332 on the northwest arcade and later in the years 1690 -1770 was united with the rest of the space. It is dedicated to the Assumption, celebrated on August 15, and is a major pilgrimage site until the Himara.Carved in the rock, the church retains great historical values ​​provided therein the "crypt" operated during the Turkish secret school, with last teacher Pili Pappas.

2-Church St. Athanasius Sopiki

It seems to built in the 17th century, but it is certain that it has been built on the foundations of an older church. The roof of the main temple is built with stone arches while that of the stent with wooden material.On the north side of the church has a portico.Inside the church today are not shown because frescoes were covered with lime during the disastrous campaign against the authoritarian regime of religions in Albania.

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Stop At: Agios Saranda, Saranda Albania

It seems to built in the 17th century, but it is certain that it has been built on the foundations of an older church.

The dome is elevated in the center. The roof of the main temple is built with stone arches while that of the stent with wooden material.

On the north side of the church has a portico.

Inside the church today are not shown because frescoes were covered with lime during the disastrous campaign against the authoritarian regime of religions in Albania.

Duration: 2 hours



Duration:4 to 5 hours
Commences in:Saranda, Albania
Country:Albania
City:Saranda

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