Rhodes. Greece. The Byzantine Church of the Dormition of the Virgin (monastery of metamorphosis) in the village of Asklipeio. Dating from 1060, the church is built in the shape of a cross and inside are superb 15-17th century frescoes depicting scenes from the Old Testament which are the most impressive in Rhodes. The island of Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese Island group and one of the most popular Greek Islands.