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Volcano
Nisyros is one of the youngest large volcanic centres in Greece included in the active volcanoes along with Methana, Milos and Santorini. The oldest rock forma- tions are 160 000 years old, while the youngest (prehistoric) are 15 000 years old and cover the entire island. Most of Nisyros is moun- tainous, volcanic and very fertile. The island is composed of volcanic rock formations, with swelled ele- vations that were formed by pre- vious volcanic activities. The va- rious rock formations, (basalt etc.) have been used for the construction of various buildings such as the Palaiokastro and the bell tower of the Church of Saint John the Theologian just outside Nikea...
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The monastery of Panagia Spiliani is built at the top of a hill northwest of Mandraki. Around the monastery retained sections of the Paleokastro wall still exist, whereas the castle is protected by the «Castle of the Knights of Rhodes» built by the Knights of St. John in the early of 14th century. The biggest part of the monastery is built in a cave. The cave is divided into two churches. The north is dedicated to the Kimisi tis Theotokou (Assumption of Mary) and the south, Agios Charalambos (Saint Charalampos). The wooden temple of the church is remarkable, and in some of its parts the original gilding is saved. Here we read the «ΑΨΚΕ-1725» (APSKE΄-1725), the date of its manufacture...
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historical-iconExcursion to Kos Island
kos-island-front3Kos is an island of majestic beauty, lying in the centre of the Dodecanese chain in the Aegean Sea. ("Dodecanese" in Greek means "twelve islands"). Lying north west of Rhodes and south east...
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hippocratia-iconExcursion to Leros Island
leros-island-frontLeros Island is approximately 53 square kilometres. The island consists of one municipality which has its administrative headquarters in Platanos. The most important villages of Leros...
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historical-iconExcursion to Rhodes Island
nisyros-island-frontRhodes is the biggest island of the Dodecanese. It lies at the south-eastern corner of the Aegean, opposite the coast of Asia Minor, about 11 miles away. It has an area of 1398 square...
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Located 200 metres from Mandraki Beach, in Nisyros town, Porfyris Hotel offers a swimming pool and breakfast.
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Right across from the beach at the fishing village of Paloi, Frantzis offers air-conditioned studios with flat-screen satellite TV.
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Located in Nikia Village of Nisiros, Daphne & Maria-Eliza Villas offers traditionally decorated, self-catering accommodation...
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Located 4 km from the main port of Mandraki, Mammis Apartments is set amidst a colourful garden in Pali Village...
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