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Monastery of Ano Xenia

Last Update: Feb 2011
Monastery, Byzantine & Post-Byzantine Monuments VRYNENA , ALMYROS , GREECE
37100 VRYNENA , ALMYROS , GREECE
Tel.: +30 24220 22413

Monastery of Ano Xenia - Overview

  Ano Moni Xenias, honoured to Virgin, is located at Kokkoti community. The remained parts of the monastery are the monastery church and part of the walls of the old cells, which save partial decoration of frescoes.
  The architectual type of the church is the type of basilica with a nave and two aisles. The interior is adorned with remarkable frescoes of 17th century, while the frescoes of the narthex date to 18th century.
  Sculptured fragments are built into the walls of the church while other fragments, such as capitals, slabs, double columns, bases of pillars, pilaster are found scattered in the courtyard.
  The frescoes of the church have been fixed and conserved.
  Ano Moni Xenias is nowadays used as a monastery.
Text from web page of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture

Monastery of Ano Xenia - Map

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  • Archaeological service:, Tel.: 2413 508250, Fax: 2410 627935, Email:  
    7th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities, Larisa

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