St. Nicholas Monastery Church, Mesopotam

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St. Nicholas' Monastery Church
Native names
Albanian: Kisha e Manastirit të Shën Kollit
Greek: Ιερά Μονή Αγίου Νικολάου
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Church of Saint Nichοlas
Location Mesopotam
Coordinates 39°54′21″N 20°06′02″E / 39.9058°N 20.1006°E / 39.9058; 20.1006Coordinates: 39°54′21″N 20°06′02″E / 39.9058°N 20.1006°E / 39.9058; 20.1006
Designated 1224

St. Nicholas Monastery Church (Albanian: Kisha e Manastirit të Shën Kollit, Greek: Ιερά Μονή Αγίου Νικολάου) is a monastery church in Mesopotam, Delvinë District, Albania.

The monastery is thought to have been built in 1224 or 1225. Its double apse makes it unique in its genre, and some researches have advanced the hypothesis that this was due to the monastery being used by two religious rites (catholic and orthodox).[1]

It is a Cultural Monument of Albania.[2]

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