Portfolio Category: Religion

Byzantine Museum of Halkidiki – Monastic complex of Nea Flogita

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Until 1924, it was a monastery dependency of the Russian monastery, later an annexe of the American Red Cross, while during the Nazi Occupation (1944) it was bombed by the Bulgarian conquerors. In 1999 the City Council of Moudania decided to grant the area to the 10th Ephorate for Byzantine Antiquities,...

Mount Athos

Mount Athos -commonly known as the Holy Mountain- is the spiritual capital of the Orthodox Christian and a UNESCO Heritage site

The footsteps of St Paul in Halkidiki

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On the eastern side of Nea Fokea, the known “Agiasma” (Holly water) of Apostle Paul is one of the most appealing and interesting landmarks.

 

Just across the road from the small fishing harbor of Nea Fokea, there is an arch, leading to the cave’s entrance. The rock work and heavy...

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