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Pontikonisi

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Location  Mediterranean Sea
Area  250 ha
Island group  Ionian Islands
Population  Uninhabited
Max length  120 m
Municipality  Corfu Island
Pontikonisi wwwgreekislandsuscorfupontikonisipontikonisijpg
Similar  Achilleion, Mon Repos - Corfu, Vido, Palaiokastritsa, Ionian Islands

Pontikonisi (Greek: Ποντικονήσι, "Mouse Island") is a Greek islet near the island of Corfu. Its prominent feature is a Byzantine chapel of Pantokrator, dating from the 11th or 12th century.

Map of Pontikonisi, Greece

The island of Pontikonisi might have served as an inspiration for Arnold Böcklin's famous painting Isle of the Dead.

References

Pontikonisi Wikipedia


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