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Abbey Avgou
Attractions - Ancient Epidaurus

Approximately 15 km after Ancient Epidaurus, at the end a dirt road about 10 km from the village Pelei, you can reach the Monastery of St. Dimitrius Myrrh, also known as Abbey Avgou, which belongs to the Byzantine antiquities of ...


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Byzantine monuments in Ligourio
Video - Ligourio

Four byzantine monuments of great archaeological value in Ligourio: Agios Ioannis Eleimonas (St. John the Charitable), Panagitsa (The Church of the Assumption of Mary), Saint John the Theologian, Agia Marina.   The church of Agios Ioannis Eleimonas, a typical sample of the ...


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Chapel of Agios Ioannis Theologos
Attractions - Nea Epidaurus

The chapel of Agios Ioannis Theologos: It stands next to the remains of the ruins of the castle. It is a Church of Byzantine art, which was built in 1710 AD, with relatively well-preserved frescoes. It is characterized for its ...


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Church of Agia Marina
Attractions - Ligourio

The Church of Agia Marina: Taking the road from Ligourio to Epidauros we find this Byzantine church, of the four-column, cruciform type, with dome.


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Church of Evangelistria
Attractions - Nea Epidaurus

The church of Evangelistria: The relics of Saint Martyr ‘Leonidis’, the local patron, are piously kept there as well as his retinue, consisting of seven women symbolizing struggle and sacrifice in the name of God and Christianity. St. Leonidis is ...


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Church of Saint John the Merciful
Attractions - Ligourio

The Church of Saint John the Merciful: Taking the main road to the Ancient Theatre, we find this Byzantine temple. It’s the oldest in the area, a specimen of exquisite technique, of the two-column, cross-in-square type, with octagonal dome. The ...


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Church of Saint John the Theologian
Attractions - Ligourio

The Church of Saint John the Theologian: A temple of Byzantine art, of the two-column, cross-in-square type, with dome.


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Church of the Assumption of Mary
Attractions - Ligourio

Ligourio’s inhabitants are deeply religious, as indicated by the marvelous churches found in the area.
The Church of the Assumption of Mary (Panagitsa): In the central square of the old village a visitor may find this Post-Byzantine temple, a significant edifice ...


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Monastery in Kalami
Attractions - Ancient Epidaurus

Near Ancient Epidaurus and specifically between the villages of Adami and Koliaki, is an old monastery with the name Kalami. The monastery is marvelously surrounded by beautiful mountain vegetation. The Monastery was founded in the early years of the 17th ...


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Monastery of Agnountos
Attractions - Nea Epidaurus

The Monastery of Agnountos: It is the oldest monastery of Epidaurus and is located 2 km heading towards Isthmia. Domed basilica of the 11th century. It is fortified and surrounded by strong walls and defensive towers. It carries a long ...


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Monastery of Pamegiston Taksiarxon
Attractions - Nea Epidaurus

The Monastery of Pamegiston Taksiarxon (the Archangels): It is located just ten minutes from the village, heading towards Dimena. The historical Monastery, which dates from the 15th century, was founded by monk Nephon, who later became one of the Patriarchs ...


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Panagia Polemarha
Attractions - Nea Epidaurus

The Panagia Polemarha: Between New Epidaurus and Ancient Epidaurus, located in a piney area very close to the beach, we come across to a beautiful medieval monastery, built in the 15th century by a monk of the monastery Agnountos.


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