1375 – a visit to Chromitsa 2011 nr 2

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 30a

Today we will take a closer look at the interior of building A, the hospital (the left part of the building on this picture, see A on the plan below).

Chromitsa plan 001

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 36The entrance to building A in the couryard (D), with the ruins of the church C on the background

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 47The guestroom, where old pictures of the Tsar can be seen on the wall (with our driver waiting)

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 45Tsar Nicolas II

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 44The Tsar family, with a bottle of Kormilitsa red wine (“the Kremlin house wine”) and a picture of Putin (?) in front of the Panteleimonos on the desk.

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 44a Detail of the picture

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 48The hospital hallway with doors to the rooms

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 46Panorama picture of Chromitsa, blurred by flashlight.

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 46aDetail of this picture, with the church C still in tact and a Dutch – not Greek – type of windmill

athos 2011 aHere another photo of Herman, with the ruined church in detail: as you can see, the building A/B, the hospital, was not yet build. The church dates from 8 Juli 1882, according to this webiste.

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 50

A frame with different images of religious places

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 51A (primitive) wall painting

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 53Panteleimonos (before the fire)

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 55A water tap

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 49A room where the sick monks were treated/living06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 54View from a balcony, looking at the courtyard D and a ruined builing

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 56 From the same spot, but now in the direction of E, the gate and building G

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 57Detail of the painting above the gate

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 58View from the other side of the building A

06-10 Ouranopolis Chromitsa 59From the same spot, but in the direction of building H on the right, with the vegetable gardens of the monks and storage buildings on the left.

Wim, 20/4

This entry was posted in Chromitsa, trip 2011: Wim's group and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s