Church of Agios Nicolaos in Doloi

The church of Agios Nicolaos in Doloi is located in the village Doloi of Western Mani, in the region Kallianeika and is 25 km away from the city of Kalamata.

It  belongs to cross-shaped type and was constructed between the 11th and 13th century according to historical information. The church of Agios Nicolaos in Doloi bears particularly interesting ceramic decoration.

Inside the church of Agios Nicholas in Doloi there are still parts of frescoes of the late post-Byzantine period. Remains of earlier phase of wall painting are also apparent in the church of Agios Nicolaos in Doloi.

In the same area there are other important monuments, including the historic Monastery of Prophet Elias which belongs to the family Rousaki, which has a beautiful bell tower and frescoes dating back to 1758. The church of Doloi is Zoodochos Pigi, located in the central square of the village, celebrating on Easter Friday and worth a visit.

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