Byzantion Hotel

Central Plaza, Mystras, Peloponnese, 23100, Greece | Hotel
Prices starting from $67.00
 

Travel Blogs from Mystras

Ancient Mystras, Lhangada Pass and home

A travel blog entry by arwie

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A bit of culture for me, looking around Byzantine Mystras (1262 to 1460 AD). Amazing to walk the narrow streets with so many buildings still standing and enormous gateways and defences all around. Inside the churches there are wonderful murals, recently uncovered having been preserved beneath subsequent layers of whitewash. The city is built on ...

999 steps!

A travel blog entry by boomermaxwell

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... across some amazing mountain scenery again, still snowy on distant peaks, to Mystras. We stopped to look at several small shrines along the way; little chapels with numerous beautiful icons, and candles burning. Mystras is another fortress, but much higher. An executive decision was made not to climb another fortress in the same day, so tomorrow. Knees need a rest! Set up camp outside the village and then walked in. John added to his alcohol education, after ...

Mysteries of Mystras

A travel blog entry by swissandy

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... 2 hours jump on the heat. Everything goes to plan and we arrive on schedule with our game faces on; luckily we also have our game shoes on, as she looks to be a climber.

Now enough suspense, what in the world is Mystras. Situated about 6km out of Sparta, it is the site of a medieval fortified city. Nowadays it's mostly ruined, but the scope of the ruins is really something to behold. As we drive out of Sparta and head towards the modern town we see a mountain ...

The Byzantine State of Mystras

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... monasteries with domes and chapels were erected, representing all the painting trends of the capital.



The Cathedral of Aghios Dimitrios is the important monument you meet on your way-up and it is the first to be built. On the floor of the church is the two-headed eagle, symbol of the Palaiologos dynasty carved into a plaque. This is where Konstantinos stepped when he was crowned king. Next to ...

Mystras in the Peloponnese, Greece

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot

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... there are people who are much older and who are not used to walking.



There are several tourists on the way up the hill whom we meet on our way down the cliff, who are so patiently studying their guide books, while this time we are here we have not a tour guide with us. It is just the lady who is our guide in the coach but she cannot explain everything in detail. I am lucky though that on previous times ...

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