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Beautiful, serene, and reverent are just a few of the many words that come to mind as you walk around and through these premises. We arrived on Saturday afternoon and discovered that it opened at 4:00 pm. Since we had a good 30-minutes on our hand we explored the surrounding…
Nea Moni Monastery is built in 11th-century on the Greek Island of Chios. It is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located about 15 km from Chios town. Mosaics in the Monastery are known as the finest examples of Byzantine art in Greece. It's definitely worth a…
Summertime 08:00-13:00 & 16:00 - sunset Wintertime 16:00-17:30 Make sure that you visit the archaeological site on the left as you enter the Monastery for a stunning view.
As one of the most ancient monastery that has made it to today, it was magical to walk around the walls. Visitors are expected to dress up decent (which is acceptable due to it being considered holy), you will have to pay up extra Euros to see some rooms. On the side note, i…
We were 3 girls staying off in the city center (Chios) and had decided on to visit Nea Moni based on the attraction points posted over the internet. But, unfortunately the long trip was not as we had expected and be ware there are 2 ways to get to the site. While trying to get…