Cultural treasure: Daphni monastery

“A masterpiece of Byzantine art”, “an outstanding example of the middle period of Byzantine religious architecture”, built in 11th century the second golden age of Byzantine art, with admirable mosaics on a gold background, “unique artistic achievements”, are some of the expressions used by UNESCO, to describe this amazing monument in our neighboring municipality of Haidari, Attica region, Greece. The place took it’s name from … Continue reading Cultural treasure: Daphni monastery