Agios Nikolaos Fountoukli, Eleousa

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  • Old xwkxklisi well maintained through time. Space where you can park to quench you thirst from the faucet that exist across.
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  • The road to access the monastery is nice. The site seems lost in the middle of nowhere. Do if you have the time.
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  • Was to visit the shrine of St. Nicholas. Navigator led us to this temple. Seen frozen heart. Temple of 15 century. Very small, without claims for Majesty. Inside all the slick and all painted frescoes. Hand rose to do photo inside the temple, so this is the Holiness, the knowledge of past centuries. Sooty flame candles walls very warm. Nice just for them to touch and stand in silence, looking at the faces of the Saints, the scene being ... Recommend!
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  • Jewel in the mountains of Rhodes. There is a small parking lot with a source. The Chapel is open and can be visited. A further highlight on Rhodes.
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  • Beautifully nicely located kein Church, completely full murals, too bad those not yet restored. For the small church small square hole with water
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  • The entire island it seems that is dotted with similar sites. Anyway, worth a stop in the trip around the island.
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  • A real gem to see absolutely. And don't forget to this clean the face with the fountain situated in front of it.
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  • Who want to enjoy not only the beautiful beaches vacation, takes on Rhodes also many interesting and beautiful landscapes, which it is worth to look at. Including the Chapel is Agios of Nikolaos Foundoukli (Greek Άγιος Νικόλαος Φουντουκλί) on the road between Eloussa (roughly four kilometers outside of Eloussa on the left side) and the Profitis Ilias. According to a legend, a senior Byzantine official built around 1400 as four conch building the chapel after arguably his three children were gathered across within a short time by a plague. The well-preserved frescoes show among other things the children with their parents, which passed the Church of Christ (as a model). Christ blesses them, left and right make intercession for the dead Mary and John of the Baptist. On the opposite wall is a pipe dream of parents to see: your three children are already in Paradise intimated by vines and birds. Also child-like motifs such as a frog or cats are depicted on the frescoes. Worth seeing are also the alabaster window in the Tambour of the dome. The chapel threatened at the beginning of the 20th century, and was supported by the Italians, the former occupying power and rebuilt the dome. Therefore, the dome has even no frescoes.
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