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Sunday, 05 September 2010 11:36
Archaelogical Sites of Telendos


Byzantine Fort - On the west coast of the island of Telendos are found the remains of a Byzantine Fort. Parts of the wall are still visible as well as the sanctuary of the church of Aghios Constantinos.

Magnificent Byzantine Temples- The paleochristianic church of Aghios Vasilios - a huge temple with three naves and capitals of basilica rhythm is built at the first half of the 6th century - is bigger than the contemporary cathedral of Kalymnos. Other churches are: Three naves basilica of the Assumption of the virgin Mary dated back to the second half of the 5th century - beginning of the 6th century, the basilica of Panaghia, of Hellenistic type at the beginning of the 6th century, where the cemetary of the sank city was in the Byzantine years, as well as the contemporary cemetary, the ruins of Aghia Triada, a paleochristianic basilica of the 6th century and final1y at the northern part of Te1endos, the Aghios Konstantinos Monastery with the ruins of its castle.

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