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Ioulida, Kea, Cyclades,South Aegean

Monastery of Episkopi

  
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Monastery of Episkopi
Location:
In Kea island, southeast of Ioulida, on the road halfway to Orkos
Region > Prefecture:   Greek Map
South Aegean
Cyclades
Municipality > Town:
City of Kea
• Ioulida
Altitude:
Elevation ≈ 450 m 
Time of Construction   Origin
Unknown  
Post-BYZANTINE
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Castle Type   Condition
Castle-Monastery  
Not Good
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The remains of a byzantine monastery in the interior of the island of Kea. It is in the location of an ancient temple and a byzantine settlement.

The fortification and the tower that still stand today are probably from the settlement but the chronology is not certain. The church is from 1651.


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Access
Approach to the monument:
From Ioulida, the capital of Kea, follow the road to the eastern coast of the island, to Orkos bay. Halfway, you will see the ruins of the monastery.
Entrance:
Free access


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