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Byzantine Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide took us here and while, the age of this church is impressive, the interior is quite dark and hearing the explanation of the frescoes was not of interest to us.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank RoseDew
Reviewed 8 August 2019

Our guide took us there and we were quite amazed. He gave us a full history lesson and I was surprised that church was so incredibly decorated inside with mural paintings dating back to the beginning of christianity.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Schoujoon
Reviewed 26 July 2019

Lovely old church that has a lot of history. Well worth a visit. It is a bit of the beaten track but worth finding.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ann0259
Reviewed 16 June 2019

This Byzantine church is a "must see" The rich layers of history are there in the frescoes, the columns and the unique mosaics underneath the floor. Our tour guide explain the layers of history all contained in the little beautiful church.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank colombiajan
Reviewed 22 May 2019

6th-7th Century. Fresco's worth visiting. A nice place to visit at the end of the day. You will appreciate how important this place is.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank GrahamGrape
Reviewed 9 April 2019

Built on the site of a temple of Apollo at the foot of the Meteora rock formations, this byzantine church is a gorgeous. The artwork of the crucifixion, the last judgment, and the saints is beautiful. The marble pulpit is unique and beautiful. The effect...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve T
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

What a hidden gem. A guide who knew the history convinced us to go. Incredible. So much history inside and on the exterior walls. There is an entrance fee AND you won’t be able to photograph the inside. See it anyway. It was my favorite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful 7th century Byzantine church adorned with wall-to-wall frescoes. The interior is dark, yet the frescoes are easily visible. I sat in a pew and took in the surroundings - the faint sound of monks chanting, the ancient church’s architecture and the occasional rolling of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 2 November 2018

The paintings inside are just beautiful, full of history and so unique. I never seen anything like it. I definitely recommend it even if you are not religious. Just to learn about the history is worth the trip.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

Large active church with wonderful paintings covering walls and ceiling and a center marble staircase to the sacristy.

Date of experience: September 2018
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