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Monemvasia Stone Paved Trail to the Upper City

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The stone paved trail of Monemvasia is full of arches like this one making it a beautifull trail to walk on.

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A: Monemvasia Trail to the Top

摄影师Vasilis Triantafyllou, 距离此处30远

Following the old trail to reach the top of the old town of Monemvasia

Monemvasia Trail to the Top

B: Monemvasia Old Town Square

摄影师Vasilis Triantafyllou, 距离此处60远

The old town square is today a place one can gaze at the Mytroo Pelagos, which is at the east of Mone...

Monemvasia Old Town Square

C: Monemvasia castle, Greece

摄影师Andrey Grinyov, 距离此处80远

Monemvasia castle, Greece

D: Monemvasia small alley by night

摄影师Vasilis Triantafyllou, 距离此处120远

The almost fairy like night walk of Monemvasia leeds you from alley to alley with a surprise waiting ...

Monemvasia small alley by night

E: Monemvasia Square of Elkomenou by night

摄影师Vasilis Triantafyllou, 距离此处130远

Walking in the alleys of Monemvasia at night is like time traveling in a different era. Here one can ...

Monemvasia Square of Elkomenou by night

F: Monemvasia Alley Day

摄影师Vasilis Triantafyllou, 距离此处130远

Crossroad or better crossalley at Monemvasia. Every corner of this place has magic built into it and ...

Monemvasia Alley Day


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H: Monemvasia Peak Agia Sofia East

摄影师Vasilis Triantafyllou, 距离此处140远

The Temple of Agia Sofia east side have a look at the west side as well

Monemvasia Peak Agia Sofia East

I: Monemvasia Agia Sofia

摄影师Vasilis Triantafyllou, 距离此处140远

The Temple has actualy two names. The one is that of Agia Sofia and the other is of Panagia Hodegetri...

Monemvasia Agia Sofia

J: Monemvasia Peak Agia Sofia West

摄影师Vasilis Triantafyllou, 距离此处150远

On Top of Monemvasia is the temple of Agia Sofia which was build in the 13th century. It is today one...

Monemvasia Peak Agia Sofia West

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