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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.
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.
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
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
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
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.