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Red Sky in the Morning above the Old Town of Monemvasia, Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece

Monemvasia, Greece

Although connected to the mainland by a causeway, the great hump of Monemvasia looming from the sea is an island. The medieval city seems to tumble down the sheer rock to the sea, crowned by the Byzantine church of Ayia Sophia nearly 900 feet above. In the Middle Ages, the famous Malmsey wine was made here.