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Tinos the Blessed Virgin Mary's Greek island in summer 2016.

Maria's Greek island-as a Greek believe because of its famous Church of Panagia Evagelistria-in the Aegean Sea is located in the group Cyclades islands close to Andros,Delos and Mykonos.
Arists -sculptors and painters- such as Nikolaos Gysis, Yannoulis Chalepas and Nikiforos Lytras and mainly because of the miraculous icon of Virgin Mary at Panagia Evagelistria Church, Tinos attracts thousands of visitors especially during the summer and early autumn.
Center of a yearly pilgrimage on 15 August Tinos celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary.
Photography(c) Tzina-Mersina Alimpoutaki-Joustra.
(All rights reserved).
                                            Church of Panagia Evagelistria
                                                                Tinos island.
                                                         The icon of Virgin Mary






The mountain of Exomvourgo.Under Buzantine rulr it was a fortress, later took the Venetians name Castello di Santa Elena and became a fiefdoom of the Venetian brothers Jeremie and Andre Ghisi following the partition of the Byzantine Empire after the fall of Constantinople during the Fourth Crusade..                          
                               Ilustration of the citadel on Tinos by Olfert Dapper in 1703. 
                                                    Tinos island landscape






















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