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Nice Church in central Evia

This cute Church, which is also a pilgrimage place for Orthodox Greeks, is in a central part of... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
B1714D
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Belgrade, Serbia
Pilgrimage to St. John the Russian.

We loved the spiritual depth of the experience so much that we visited the church 3 consecutive... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
933pavlosm
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

This cute Church, which is also a pilgrimage place for Orthodox Greeks, is in a central part of northern Evia. It is pretty much isolated, and there's nothing else to see and do in this part of the island. We were a week in Evia,...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

We loved the spiritual depth of the experience so much that we visited the church 3 consecutive days, 5-8 hours per visit. The most extraordinary thing happened to us during every visit, we completely lost any sense of time and place as we were catapulted...More

1  Thank 933pavlosm
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Not very crowded (we went on Saturday). Believers will be truly inspired in this place and non-believers can enjoy beautiful Orthodox pieces of art on the walls.

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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.

Thank Allis0n8
Reviewed 29 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.

Thank GlsgowAngel
Reviewed 10 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.

Thank Stavroula T
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

1  Thank isabela2005
Reviewed 30 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
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

2  Thank napierstreet
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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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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