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5 Days Private Tour: Olympia - Mani - Sparta & Argolida
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5 Days Private Tour: Olympia - Mani - Sparta & Argolida

This tour addresses to those that would like to spend a sufficient period of time in Southern Greece in order to visit and experience the most important sites of this geographical Greek territory, travelling from the 2nd Millennium BCE until 11th CE. The tour starts with a drive along the coast. On the way you will view of some Greek seaside villages and the island of Salamis (where the historical naval battle took place between the Athenians and the Persians).
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Ron S wrote a review Feb 2020
New York City, New York4,636 contributions602 helpful votes
It's a modern looking church. Nothing special. We were in the neighborhood so we just walked in but it's not worth a special visit.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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gentbrugg wrote a review Jan 2020
Moscow2,304 contributions629 helpful votes
Kalamata is a bit of a strange city. A city with a fairly large population, the administrative center of a large and well-known historical region, has itself been prominently marked in the history of Greece, only the churches in it are more than half a hundred. But here's the problem and the paradox - in Kalamatathere is not something special, inherent only to this city. Everything is the same as in other places, no worse, but no better. And the Cathedral of Ypapanti is the same like this - built in the late 19th century, has quite ordinary appearance, although it looks like the visual dominant of the site under the castle of Kalamata. There used to be an old church here. An ancient icon of the virgin Ipapanti was found at its excavations. Now it is in the Cathedral and is considered the patroness of the city. It is difficult to say anything else remarkable about the Cathedral.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Judy wrote a review Jul 2019
Cambridge, United Kingdom25 contributions46 helpful votes
We had a wonderful guide by a local person who explained history and iconography of this church. Elegant exterior.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Anastasia X wrote a review May 2019
19 contributions10 helpful votes
One of the classic halmarks of the city for centuries, absolutely necessary to visit.A beautiful church
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Boris M wrote a review Dec 2018
Piestany, Slovakia388 contributions33 helpful votes
Entrance is free. It's worth to get inside for a few minutes and admire the gorgeous historical building. In hot days the church offers possibility to cool yourself.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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