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Collections Holy Metropolis of Argolida

Item ID: 346
Item Number: 28
Collection: Holy Metropolis of Argolida
Item Name: THE CHURCH OF SAINT CONSTANTINE
Item Type: Temple
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Year: 16nt AD
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Current position: Argos


Description: To the South-east side of the Argos town the church of St. Constantine is located.
Originally was used as a mosque by the Ottomans . It is probably built on an ancient temple.
After the liberation from the Turkish occupancy became a place for the faithful from the Tsokris The orientation of the square building has a south-easterly direction , while below the spire later distinguished the first steps of the minaret .
On the Northwest side , where the main entrance of the temple is , there is a portico with three hemispherical domes , which are supported by four columns.