Dovecotes The dovecotes are unique monuments of folk creation. The first official written evidence for their existence dates back to 1726 and refers to a ruined dovecote in Spilia, near Komi. They contribute to cover the need for food and fertilizer. There are about 800-1500 dovecotes, built on slopes, water oriented.They are made of stone

Ursuline Nunnery

Ursuline Nunnery The Ursuline nunnery was founded in Loutra in 1862 by Mary-Anne Leaves, english woman originating from Constantinople. Two years after their settlement in Tinos, the four sisters had already created a school attended by twenty-four girls of the island. In 1876-1877, a great number of girls from all over the area of the

Poseidon Temple

Poseidon Temple In ancient times, Tinos was one of the most important religious centers, contemporary to that of Delos. In the 5th century BC it became famous as a center of worship of Poseidon, who, besides as the sea god, was also worshiped as a healer. In the 3rd century BC the temple was reconstructed

Kechrovouni Monastery

Kechrovouni Monastery Located on the mountainside of Kechrovouni, at 650 meters above sea level, this Monastery is dedicated to the Dormition of Virgin Mary and was founded by daughters of a wealthy family of Tinos in the 11th or 12th century. It is a complex, which includes the main church, smaller churches, as well as

Events Program for Halepas Year

A. EXHIBITIONS: 1. SCULPTURE- ENGRAVING- DESIGN AND PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS: Duration: July-August 2018. Coorganization with the Association of plastic and visual artists of Tinos (60 members). Exhibition director: Manos Staphanides, art historian. Exhibition venues: a)Ysternia primary school, b)”Nikos Gaitis” Art Gallery. Modern Tinian artists honor the important creator, analyzing his life and work and starting a

Tinos Running Experience Program

5th Tinos Running Experience 2018 competition program FRIDAY, 08/06/2018 21:30 Athletes arrival and welcome 22:30 asta Party for the participants of Tinos Running Experience 2018, in Kechros village. The association of the village, with the valuable help of its residents, and especially of the women takes over to cook traditional recipes with local products based on the athletes’

Tinos Running Experience

Tinos, 27/01/2018 PROCLAMATION For the fourth consecutive year, the “Tinos Running Experience 2018” Road Races is being launched by Tinos Commercial and Industrial Association of Tinos, with co-organizers in the Region of South Aegean and the Municipality of Tinos. All About Running is the technical support of the Games. The program includes 21.1km, 10km, 5km,

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Ioanna Papastathopoulou

Ioanna Papastathopoulou
Tinos through an architectural eye – Ioanna Papastathopoulou An Athenian (although her grandmother is from Tinos, she was never taken for true Tinian) architect, Ioanna Papastathopoulou, has helped us see that the coin always has two sides and truth is somewhere in the middle. “I wouldn’t change my life in Tinos for all the money