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Beautiful little church with great views, steps are not that difficult to climb at all. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
very beautiful church!

everybody talks about the 114 steps but it is very easy to do! it is not a hard stair, everybody... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Julieta d
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On the rock, Petra 811 09, Greece
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful little church with great views, steps are not that difficult to climb at all. Well worth the small effort to get to the top! Best time to visit just before sunset

Thank soozieb
Reviewed 6 days ago

everybody talks about the 114 steps but it is very easy to do! it is not a hard stair, everybody can do it. At the top, you find this beautiful ortodox church, very beautiful, well preserved, pleasant place. The view of Petra is breathtaking! it...More

Thank Julieta d
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful little church on the top of the rock. There are about 114 steps to the top but not too difficult. The views of Petra are very good. Ladies just remember to take something to cover your shoulders should you wish to...More

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed 14 August 2018

It is hard to miss this church perched on top of the rock formation in the center of Petra. It is responsible for Petra's name and likely its very existence. Please note that this is a church and respectful attire is required to enter the...More

Thank lrgacd
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It's the first thing you notice arriving at the village of Petra. A huge mono-block rock, of about 50 meters tall, on top of which, there is a stone built church. A really impressive view. The church is dedicated to the Greek Orthodox Virgin Mary....More

Thank Giorgis L
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I went up the stairs at night and in day. both was so nice to see the town. Very nice view overlooking the town. Do not forget to go to Taverna Costas to enjoy some food , very close to mthe church.

Thank Yukytherunner
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Definitely worth the walk up the steps which don't seem like 114. If you intend going inside the church need to cover up no shorts and t-shirts. Can stand at the doorway and take photos, lovely courtyard and views of the Aegean

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The climb is less arduous than I was led to believe and worth for the lovely church and great views.

Thank Jan E
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a bit of a climb but the church at the top is both interesting and very pretty. Views across the bay are also very good. From the waterfront, there is an interesting selection of tourist shops, selling tourist things before you get there....More

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church in the beautiful town of Petra. Several restaurants to choose from along the waterfront 5 minutes away.

Thank Dino V
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