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Daphne Monastery

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Daphne Monastery is located 11 kilometers from the center of Athens. Its impressive architecture and the unique mosaic ornamentation of the monastery’s church make it one of the most exceptional monuments of Byzantine art.

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The monastery is protected by an impressive wall, fortified by towers and ramparts, with two entry gates. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 1990. Daphne Monastery was likely built around 1080 CE.

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