Vyzantinos Naos Agia Theklas.In the settlement of Agia Thekla, located just outside Avlonari and near the provincial road that leads to Kimi,is the church of the same name, which is one of the most important monuments of the late Byzantine period in Central Evia.The small church stands in a beautiful environment full of olives and cypresses, and is a typical example of the Evian architecture that developed in the area, as it is cross-roofed.Its construction dates back to the late 13th or early 14th century.However, some of its architectural evidence suggests that it was probably originally built at the end of the first millennium in a different form and then rebuilt.The church is famous for its important frescoes, many of which reflect the style of the Palaeologan era.Impressive is the fresco of the Pantocrator in the arch of the sanctuary, while in front of the iconostasis dominate the two supernatural figures of St. Nicholas and St. Basil.The Holy Table is of incomparable beauty, for the construction of which a marble slab has been used, which probably comes from an ancient building. The church celebrates on September 24 and, according to one version, its celebration was formerly related to the famous bazaar established Ottoman rule in the area and from 1870 it was transferred to Avlonari. Vyzantinos Naos Agia Theklas.One of the most important monuments of the late Byzantine period. Agia Thekla is located in eastern central Evia, in a flat area at the eastern end of Montenegro, near the provincial road leading to Kimi.It has an average altitude of 80 and is 70 km away from Chalkida.




Agia Thekla, 34009- Avlonari, Evia, Greece




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