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Monastery of Petra

Last Update: Oct 2006

Monastery of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary

Monastery, Byzantine & Post-Byzantine Monuments MONI PETRAS , KARDITSA , GREECE
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Monastery of Petra - Overview

   The Monastery of Petra is situated in the area called "Petra" of the Community "Kataphygi", South - West of the prefecture Karditsas. What has remained from the monastery are the church and part of the cells.
   The church, honoured to "Koimisis of Virgin", is in the cross - in - square with choirs and dome (the type of Athos monasteries) and a chapel in the South. The internal is richly decorated with fresco paintings of 17th and 18th c.
   Both, church and chapel, are being restored.
   Nowadays the church is used for religious purposes.

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