Location type: sightMonastery Tsambika

Kolympia, GreeceCountry: Greece

It is not known when the old monastery was founded, but it was reconstructed in 1770 by a monk. The name of the monastery comes from the word tsamba, which means spark in the local dialect. The tradition says that a local shepherd found an icon of Virgin Mary on top of the cliff, where the monastery was later built.

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