Administrative Information

Τ.Κ. 24023, Platsa (Prefecture of Messinia)

Telephone: +30 27210 74231

Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Free admission for:
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS, upon presentation of their membership card
Official guests of the Greek State, after approval from the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of EU member states, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.

From the 1st of November until the 31 of March 2010:

The monument is accessible after arrangement with the Ephorate.

  Suggestive Bibliography
Megaw A.H.S., "Byzantine Architecture in Mani", BSA 33 1932-33, 137-162
Ahrweiler-Glykatzi H., "Une inscription meconnue sur les Melingues du Taygete", Bulletin de Correspondance Hellenique 86 1962, 1-10
Μουρίκη Ντ., Τοιχογραφίες του Αγίου Νικολάου στην Πλάτσα της Μάνης, Αθήνα 1975
Μπούρας Χ. & Μπούρα Λ., Η Ελλαδική Ναοδομία κατά το 12ο αιώνα, Αθήνα 2002
See also
Other monuments and museums in the same prefecture
Antonopouleion Archaeological Museum
Archaeological Museum of Chora
Archaeological Museum of Messenia
Benakio Archaeological Museum at Kalamata
Bridge at Agios Polycarpos
Castle of Pylos
Cave of Nestor
Church of the Metamorfosi Sotira at Nomitsi
Church of the Metamorfosi Sotira at Christianoupoli
Early Byzantine Vasilika