A Voyage of Discovery to the Sacred Taj Mahal
A Voyage of Discovery to the Sacred Taj Mahal

The word 'Taj Mahal' is Arabic for 'crown of palaces'. The mausoleum is constructed with some inflections from Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indian architectural styles. It just goes to show how far the Mughal Empire extended its influence.

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The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos
The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos

The Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse are located on the Island of Patmos and together, they are closely linked to the settlement of Chora. They constitute an outstanding example of Greco-Orthodox pilgrimage. Chora town is one of the few Greek towns that have evolved uninterrupted from as early as 12th century.

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