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Markovitz 1, Zakynthos Town 29100, Greece
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Whether you are religious or not you will be amazed at the beauty of this traditional church. It is covered in gold and is so peaceful. A really wonderful place to reflect quietly. The greeks are very religious and you see many of them coming...More

5  Thank THE_DOWLINGS2013
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is a beautiful Cathedral, home to the island's patron saint. The atmosphere is peaceful, and the saint's tomb spectacular. So why did I deduct marks from this review? No sooner had I lit and planted my candles (in a group with those of other...More

3  Thank Family152
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All reviews st denis well worth a visit patron saint light a candle greek orthodox bell tower loved ones cover your shoulders beautiful paintings quiet reflection gold silver icons coffin shawl body prayer
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely church, went with my family, lit our candles made our wishes, was not expecting to see such a beautiful relaxing place, highly recommend it you must visit.

Thank IZZYHertfordshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went into the church, which if you are not suitably attired extra clothing is provided, to be surprised by the ornate architecture and decoration. We were privileged (and slightly shocked) when they opened the tomb of St Dennis for people to pay homage. A...More

Thank Deege594
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to go here as we like to have a look at churches in each country we go to. To say I was underwhelmed would be an understatement.I was expecting a lot more. The decoration is not the best and when we went into...More

Thank Jen F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely church sat at the southern end of the harbour, towards the ferry terminal and next to the bus stop for Kalimaki and Laganas. Large separate bell tower that can be seen for miles around. The church itself is mighty impressive in decor - gilding...More

Thank OutnAbout007
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Look at the ceilings and walls to enjoy the artwork and icons. Look for crying angels at the cruxifiction.

Thank 355stevez
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful church right in the heart of Zakynthos town!!! Plus a free attraction as long as you are covering your shoulders... so no vests and/or revealing tops tho!!! Superb Orthodox ceilling paintings!!! Highly recommended!!!

Thank mr_rubenschmidt
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We just happened to be walking along the harbour side and came across this stunning church. It is free to enter but you are not allowed to take photos inside. The Agios Dionisios church is small but absolutely stunning and very lavish inside with all...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Impressive church with beautiful paintings. We were especially captivated by the painting on the left back wall. It's free to visit and definitely worth a visit.

Thank WillemvZ
Reviewed 21 September 2018

The memories of visiting this church stay on in our minds. Especially seeing, being close to and praying next to the mummified remains of St Dionisios. St Dennis is the Saint of the island and many of the locals have great reverence for him. They...More

Thank Touristsonholiday
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing Greek Orthodox church with walls and ceilings decorated with religious stories. It is a practising church. Candles can be brought and light for a donation - good oportunity for quiet reflection while on your travels. Photography is definitely not allowed.

Thank stefano523
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traceyelizabeth88
27 July 2018|
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Response from Mharie | Reviewed this property |
We went as part of the Zante by night tour, and it was open at 7.30 ish.
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Dann M
22 August 2017|
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Response from Jer_Ell_98 |
It's great having this on trip advisor as it can help us planning trips to know what's there to see! St Dionysius is the patron Saint if Zakynthos and also the Patron saint of forgiveness. His story is amazing! I understand... More
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NikkiH1546
17 August 2016|
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Response from aphrodite-girl | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nikki H . I believe its the 24th August ..but still go to the church as its so beautiful and we was luck to get their on a friday and saw some of the friday mass .have a lovely holiday.
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