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Monastery of Agios Ioannes Prodromos

Last Update: Dec 2005

(St. John the Baptist)

Monastery, Byzantine & Post-Byzantine Monuments KATASTARI , ZAKYNTHOS , GREECE
(Est. 1600)

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Monastery of Agios Ioannes Prodromos - Overview

   Post-Byzantine monastery of closed form with the katholikon (main church) in the centre of a space enclosed by buildings and a high pe ribolos wall with two secondary entrances. The main entrance is associated with the bell-tower.
   The complex includes also a defensive tower, circular in plan, built on the top of a rock in order to serve as a lookout.
   The church preserves ikons of the 17th and 18th centuries and fine woodcarvings.

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