Catholicon of the Petraki Monastery

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At the Kolonaki district, among the modern buildings, emerges the catholicon of the Monastery of Asomatoi Taxiarches, known as the catholicon of the Petraki Monastery.

The monastery was founded in the end of the 10th century and its present day name of the monastery is due to the monk Partenios, the doctor Petros (Petrakis) Papastamatis, who renovated the monastery of Taxiarches in 1673.

The catholicon belongs to the type of the complex four-columned, cross-in-square church and is decorated with wall paintings.
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