Nea Moni Monastery, Chios

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Nea Moni (Greek: Νέα Μονή, lit. "New Monastery") is an 11th-century monastery on the island of Chios that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located on the Provateio Oros Mt. in the island's interior, about 15 km from Chios town. It is well known for its mosaics, which, together with those at Daphni and Hosios Loukas, are among the finest examples of "Macedonian Renaissance" art in Greece.
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  • Beautiful, serene, and reverent are just a few of the many words that come to mind as you walk around and through these premises. We arrived on Saturday afternoon and discovered that it opened at...  more »
  • Nea Moni Monastery is built in 11th-century on the Greek Island of Chios. It is recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located about 15 km from Chios town. Mosaics in the Monastery are...  more »
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