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St. John The Russian

Prokopi Village, Prokopi 340 04, Greece
+30 2227 041209
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Very busy

Very busy with lots of coaches as the Saint’s coffin was open. I agree beautiful drive town not... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
Allis0n8
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Billericay, United Kingdom
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Beautiful

Beautiful building that allows peaceful thoughts & feelings to flow over you......small religious... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
GlsgowAngel
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Glasgow
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Prokopi Village, Prokopi 340 04, Greece
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+30 2227 041209
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Very busy with lots of coaches as the Saint’s coffin was open. I agree beautiful drive town not that special.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building that allows peaceful thoughts & feelings to flow over you......small religious gift shop on site with Icons available. Well worth the drive, road can have your heart in your mouth in parts but well worth it.

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Reviewed 9 December 2017

It's a common church but the interesting thing about this it that they have his religious memento. It's a little bit far away from the city of Halkis.

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Scenic drive to the destination. In December there are no visitors and you can stay in peace inside the church, to admire the pictures and to listen the noises of sleep city, without tourists. No photos are allowed inside. No fee is required. Near the...More

Thank isabela2005
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the journey better than the destination , but we still believe the town is worth to visit. We came in winner, weather is very cold, so we almost did not spend time to walk around the village. Driving there is wonderful and exciting.

Thank shuli w
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Quite a distance, but scenic drive to a small village, where main attraction is the veneration of St John the Russian, a miracle worker and highly venerated. This is a peaceful place for prayer and contemplation - no other attractions. The taverna a couple of...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very touching to see so many people form across the world visiting this famous miracle working saint.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Evia island. The largest island of the Greeks, whom you have very easy access by car on the new bridge at Chalkida . Prokopi is a Small town, in the north, center of Evia. Monastery of St. Ioan Rusu is an Orthodox monastery. It is...More

Thank baciucarmaciu
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

It's one of the places that the way there is better than the destination. There is not much to see part from the Church with it's history, especially during the celebration of St. John the Russian. But the road there is amazing through forests and...More

Thank George-Alexande... M
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Prokopi village has been built in order to serve the people that visit the church. Saint can be seen since it is accessible.

Thank Haris_L
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anastasia28
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Response from frankpats | Reviewed this property |
St. John the Russian is a church at a small village Prokopi. There are nice hotels in Agia Anna and Rovies that are nice villages at the seaside and of course in Chalkis. I don't know what your interests are, to give you... More
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