Early Christian Basilica of Solinas

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Across the road from the big night clubs and bars of Kallithea (just off the village), there is a sign directing to the early Christian Basilica of Solinas. A dirt-road leads to the sea where you can see covered parts (excavations are still on) of the church and a wonderful mosaic floor.

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