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Monastery, likely Daphni Monastery, Haidari, Greece
An eleventh-century Byzantine monastery. It was founded towards the end of the sixth century A.D. The first monastery on the site was constructed in the style of a castle with a baslica in the middle. In the eleventh and twelfth centuries, the monastery was restored. The Daphni Monastery is called a masterpiece of middle Byzantine architecture. The exterior of the church has a cloisonné style.