Α unique rock elaborated by the “sculptor” Engelados (earth-quake). A unique fortress town, a legacy of ancient Sparta, an almighty pillaz, both political and economic, of Christianity and Byzantium.

Never conquered by invaders’ assaults; only defeated by famine following long-lasting sieges.

A place that travels you through the Ages, as poet Yiannis Ritsos chanted:

… My lady Monemvasia,

my stone ship.

Thousands are your jibs and sails.

Still motionless you stand,

sailing me across the universe…