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Vasiliki Agiou Achilliou | Prespa Lakes

Updated: Apr 10

Vasiliki Agiou Achilliou is the most important church of the islet of Small Prespa named Agios Achillios, the second inhabited lake island in Greece (21 inhabitants).

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Photo by: Despina Michailidou, Agios Ahilios, CC BY-SA 4.0

It was built at the end of the 10th century a.C. from the Czar Samuel of Bulgaria. In the islet, there was also a Roman and Byzantine settlement, named Lyki. There are more churches on the island, some of which are the Vasiliki of Dodeka Apostoli (11th Century), the Vasiliki of Agios Georgios (15th Century) and the Church of Panagia Porfyra.

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