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Orthodox Cathedral Church of Dormition of the Virgin Mary in Kalavryta. The church was burned in 1826 by Ibrahim Pasha and again on the 13th December 1943 by the German occupying forces. The clock in the bell tower is stuck at this time: at 14.34.
This is the time of the massacre when the Nazis in retaliation for the execution of some German soldiers by the Greek resistance, executed over 1200 boys and men from the ages of 13 to 70 and then burned the entire village to the ground on December 13th 1943.

In WS you can see photos of both bell towers.

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