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Very nice church on the water

This church is not as famous as Moni Vlachernon but it is just as beautiful and picturesque! We... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Dale63
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Italy
Church On The Water

Lovely little church perched on Gouvia Bay. It's only about 20-25min walk from the town with... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Leo M
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited here just before sunset and meet an amazing family that was just finishing their Christening party we were welcomed and ask to join in which was a really nice surprise. Took some amazing photographs across the water towards are resort and Gouvia. A...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

This church is not as famous as Moni Vlachernon but it is just as beautiful and picturesque! We were lucky because the pope opened it in the moment we arrived and so we could also see the beautiful interior.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dale63
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Lovely little church perched on Gouvia Bay. It's only about 20-25min walk from the town with beautiful views of the water. The church is quiet small inside with the usual Icons on display. So if you're staying locally and the weather is favourable, it's worth...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leo M
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The church is gorgeous and is beautifully located. It becomes alive on most Sundays when weddings are held. Sometimes the bride arrives by boat to the church dock. It's always noisy on the run up to the wedding. It is Greek custom for passing traffic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rob S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I visited this ancient church 2 years previous and decided I would like to see it again. Horror, horror..........they have installed a vending machine on the premises!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Walked from our hotel to the church around the bay. Its is now only used for weddings and is in a lovely location as it sits in the middle of the bay.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sue m
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Walked round the bay one afternoon to look at the church. Unfortunately the gates are locked in the afternoons so you need to go in the morning or evening. Looks very nice from the outside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank peter c
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We we're fortunate that the church was being decked out for an event, so we could get inside to view the inside. It is truly beautiful. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We walked to this little church from Gouvia and found it very interesting. Lots of icons and I lit a couple of candles whilst I was there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank patriciabadluck
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The place is of course very romantic at any moment but the best time to visit it is close to the sunset, when the colors become iridescent and when ehter is nobody any more...

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank François K
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if i remember correctly is it open sometimes on Sunday morning or during the national greek orthodox festivities. there is an old person who came and check around. but you can ask the priest at the church just across hotel... More
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