• Saint Nichoas
  • Item ID : 182
  • Collection Name : Holy Metropolis of Mesogaia and Laureotiki
  • Year : Post-Byzantine period
  • Place : Anavissos
  • Description : The church is a one-aisled basilica, with the masonry made of voluminous boulders and lime stones. The church it’s an oblong one and very plain in its structure.
    The place that today the church is situated, during the ancient times, Analfystos fortification was located. Xenophon (Greek historian and soldier), in his writings mentions Analfystos fortification to be located to be at the
    Apart from the beautiful location, the place can also be a very strategic place same place Saint Nicholas church was build due to the fact that nothing blocks the view to the sea and the nearby purlieus.