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Monemvasia: Where the castle meets the sea

The Byzantine fortress town of Monemvasia is also referred to as the Castle of Flowers, or the ‘Stone Ship’ by the poet Yiannis Ritsos.  It is situated on a small islet off the southern coast of Laconia  and  is said to have been formed by an earthquake in 375AD.  Its...