The island, with its unique history, numerous invaders, settlers and different civilizations all passing through and adding stones to its vast historical mosaic, is the repository of a wealth of religious constructions, with dozens of basilicas, Byzantine churches and mosques having been built throughout the ages. During the Byzantine period, ancient temples were razed to make way for Christian churches, while the Ottoman occupation witnessed the construction of mosques whose minarets rose high into the Aegean sky.
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The monastery of Agios Ioannis stands 7 km south of the beautiful settlement of Kefalos. It is built in an idyllic setting among plane trees. Next to the monastery, its half-ruined bell-tower […]
The church Agios Mammas in Kos is ideally situated 11 km south of Kefalos offering a unique view.