Ten Byzantine churches from Troodos
Ten Byzantine period churches from Troodos are listed UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Stavros tou Agiasmati, Panagia tou Araka, Timios Stavros at Pelendri, Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, Panagia Podithou, Panagia Asinou, Agios Ioannis Lambadistis, Panagia (Moutoulla), Archangelos Michael at Pedoulas and Sotiros at Palaichori. Near Galata village is the church of Panagia Podithou, which once belonged to a monastery. It was built in 1502. Its paintings are of the Italo-Byzantine style, which appeared on the island towards the end of the 15th century. The church is a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.
This street is one of the longest and oldest in Strasbourg. It borrows the route of an old Roman road ("Strata Superior") that connected the city of Saverne to the Roman camp ("Castrum") of Argentoratum then established near the Cathedral Square.
Today we can admire houses dating from the 17th and 18th century. At the corner of Rue du Fosse des Tanneurs, stands a modern house built on the site of the "birthplace of the "superstar" of the French waltz, Emile Waldteufel.
Est-ce que la Turquie est un pays-membre du Conseil de l'Europe?
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