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“This church is named after Corfu's patron saint, St. Spyridon. Built in 1589, its red-domed bell-tower dominates the skyline from afar. Inside, in a low-lit side chapel decorated with moody frescoes, note a silver sarcophagus adorned with precious stones, enclosing the remains of St. Spyridon. A shepherd from Cyprus, Spyridon lived in the second century AD, and before he died, he became a bishop and began performing miracles. Since his remains are in Corfu, locals believe that his miraculous intervention saved their island from catastrophe on several occasions. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
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“Possibly one of the most iconic sites of Corfu, Vlacherna Monastery juts out into the sea on its very own island. Nowadays, the monastery is reached by a small track over the water, which makes for a lovely place to visit. The monastery is open all year round and welcomes all visitors.”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Agios Dionisios Church, dominant at the port, is dedicated to the patron Saint of Zakynthos and it is a landmark not only for the town but for the whole island. The original church was destroyed in 1893 after a big earthquake that hit the island and was rebuilt as we see it today in August 1948 thanks to the Special Fundraising Committee created in 1900 to complete the restoration. In the building of the monastery strofadon and the church of St. Dionysios in Zakynthos town has been established since 1979 the church museum which contains relics of this monastery. The museum was founded after desire of then coached Daniel Giants and the initiative of Metropolitan Panteleimon of Zakynthos.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Beach
“A BLUE FLAG BEACH and a center of wind and kite surfing. My perfect place for Swimmig , walking , jogging. The old windmills being renovated is a 'must' to enjoy the most beautiful sunset .Coffee - ice-cream - drinks available the there.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Μία από τις ιστορικότερες εκκλησίες του νομού .Η εκκλησία του πολυούχου της πόλης Αγίου Χαραλάμπους κοσμεί την πόλη βρισκόμενη δίπλα στη θέση ρολόι στον πεζόδρομο της πόλης.Αξίζει να την επισκευτείς και να ανάψεις το κερί σου στο ήσυχο και ιερό χώρο του ναού.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“The Church of Panagia Faneromeni is located at he Ammos district, in the southern part of Zakynthos, and it houses some of the most significant and brilliant works of art, jewellery, woodcut and hagiography. If you are an arts lover, you should pay a visit to this church so that you can admire the incomparable talent of the painter Doxaras and his students, as it unfolds in the interior. The church was built in the 15th century but was destroyed during the earthquake in 1953 and was rebuilt with the same materials, according to its old form and keeping the same bell which was undamaged. The hagiographies that decorated the interior and survived the earthquake are now at the Byzantine museum.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“through a beautiful path to nature, you reach the picturesque church of Agia Kyriaki. It is built in a rock and is next to the sea.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“The church of Agios Dionysios, the protector of the island, is located close to the port. It has an impressive bell tower, the tallest in the town, and hosts the shrine of the saint.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Agios Nikolaos (Greek: Άγιος Νικόλαος) is a small settlement on the island of Zakynthos, Greece. It is located approximately 32 kilometers northwest of Zakynthos City. It has a population of 42, according to a census conducted in 2001. Administratively, it belongs to the village of Volimes, located around 10 kilometres inland. Despite small size, Agios Nikolaos houses an important harbor, as it is a starting point of ferry boats to Pesada in Kephalonia. Two ferries a day run in the summer season.[1] Small boats drive tourists to nearby Cape Skinari, the northernmost point of the island, and Blue Caves on the coast between. The caves are shallow orifices in the white cliffs, combined with numerous rock arches. They are named after the turquoise blue colour of the sea.[2] An islet, also named Agios Nikolaos, lies off the coast, protecting the harbor from northerly winds”
  • 1 local recommends
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“San Marcos Church is the only Catholic Church in Zakynthos. You can find it in the center of Zakynthos, in the San Marcos Square. It is a beautiful church, worth visiting. Also the square in frond of the church is full of lovely cafe places and restaurants. San Marcos square has been the meeting point for the locals for many years now. The place is amazing!!”
  • 1 local recommends