Kotsinas

Statue of Maroulla , Lemnos
  • Kotsinas
  • Kotsinas

It' s here

You reach at the port of particular beauty of Kotsinas from the central road. There are still traces of the Byzantine city, over which the church of Life-Giving Spring is built.

Promenade along the seaside, in order to see some of the remnants of the ancient castle. It was here where the last emperor of Byzantium, Konstantinos Paleologos, asked for protection.

Moreover, here, Maroula, the legendary daughter of Lemnos, fought and managed to put Turks to rout in 1478.  

If you descend the 64 stairs, you’ll be found under the church, in a sculptured rock, where you drink the holy water gushing from the spring.

There are exceptional taverns at the port of Kotsinas.

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