Short ride to an unknow monument

Motorcycle trip from Thessaloniki

Although we are in the middle of winter, yesterday it was sunny and worm, so it was a good chance for a short ride.

I had recently read about a “strange” monument, just 30km away from Thessaloniki, so that was a good opportunity for a visit

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The stones look like Celtic crosses, but they actually belong to a Bogomils’ graveyard.

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The strange think is that this graveyard co-exist with an Orthodox Christian church as Bogomils did not use the cross nor build churches, preferring to perform rituals outdoors.

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On the other side of the church there are also ruins of an Ottoman minaret….

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Article and photos first published in our Greek website www.moto-tours.gr

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