Nea Moni of Chios World Heritage Site

Byzantine monastery in Greece

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Monastery of Nea Moni of Chios
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Nea Moni consists of the katholikon, two smaller churches, the dining hall, the monks' cells and the reception hall.
LocationChios, Greece
Part ofMonasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios
CriteriaCultural: (i)(iv)
Reference537-003
Inscription1990 (14th session)
Area1.33 ha (3.3 acres)
Buffer zone372.27 ha (919.9 acres)
Coordinates38°23′N 26°04′E / 38.383°N 26.067°E / 38.383; 26.067Coordinates: 38°23′N 26°04′E / 38.383°N 26.067°E / 38.383; 26.067
Nea Moni of Chios is located in Greece
Nea Moni of Chios
Location of Nea Moni of Chios in Greece

Nea Moni (Greek: Νέα Μονή, lit. "New Monastery") is an 11th-century monastery on the island of Chios that has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is located on the Provateio Oros Mt. in the island's interior, about 15 km from Chios town. It is well known for its mosaics, which, together with those at Daphni and Hosios Loukas, are among the finest examples of "Macedonian Renaissance" art in Greece.[1]


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