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Chorá in Patmos municipality, Kalymnos peripheral unit, Greece — Aegean Islands (Dodecanese, or South Sporades)
 

Historic Centre (Chorá)

Cave of the Apocalypse

 

—World Heritage Site —

 
Historic Centre (Chorá) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 20, 2011
1. Historic Centre (Chorá) Marker
Inscription.
1999
The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse
World Heritage Site

The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse are inscribed in the List of World Heritage Sites of the Convention for the Protection of World Heritage of the UNESCO. Inclusion in the list recognizes the exceptional value of a cultural site so that it may be protected for the benefit of all Humanity.
 
Erected 1999 by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization marker series.
 
Location. 37° 18.865′ N, 26° 32.68′ E. Marker is in Chorá, Kalymnos peripheral unit, in Patmos municipality. Marker is on Skala-Chorá Road. Touch for map. Duplicate markers appear at the two sacred buildings forming the Chorá World Heritage Site, both of which are off the Skala-Chorá Road, southeast of Skala Village - this one on the wall at the west entrance to the Cave of the Apocalypse chapel and the other on the north wall of the Monastery of Saint John
Apocalypse Monastery image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 20, 2011
2. Apocalypse Monastery
- note World Heritage Site marker on the wall, left side of the door.
the Theologian. Marker is in this post office area: Chorá, Kalymnos peripheral unit 85001, Greece.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Historic Centre (Chorá) (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in Kalymnos (peripheral unit)); Liberation of Patmos (approx. one kilometer away in Kalymnos (peripheral unit)).
 
Also see . . .
1. Patmos, Cave of the Apocalypse. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. John of Patmos. ...The author of the Book of Revelation is traditionally believed to be the same person as both John, the apostle of Jesus and John, the author of the Fourth Gospel. ... However, some biblical scholars now contend that these were separate individuals. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Christianity; Book of Revelation; Apocalypse Monastery; Saint John the Evangelist, Devine, Apostle, Seer, Theologian; the Eagle of Patmos; Chorá or Hora, capital of Patmos; Greece.
 
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Saint Anna's Chapel at the actual Cave of the Apocalypse image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 20, 2011
3. Saint Anna's Chapel at the actual Cave of the Apocalypse
Historic Centre (Chorá) World Heritage Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 20, 2011
4. Historic Centre (Chorá) World Heritage Site Marker
Roof of the Apocalypse Monastery with Patmos harbor in the background image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 20, 2011
5. Roof of the Apocalypse Monastery with Patmos harbor in the background
The road to Skala Village, southwest of the Cave of the Apocalypse, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, May 20, 2011
6. The road to Skala Village, southwest of the Cave of the Apocalypse, looking north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 617 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on June 21, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 7, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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