Church/Monastery in Preveza and Parga


Located just south of the village of Kastrosikias, this 17th century monastery lies in a pleasant setting on a hillside. It was first built sometime during the 17th century and was renovated twice after.
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In the area of Stefani within the Louros district, lies this church which was founded in 1937. It was built on top of the ruins of a Byzantine church which dated back to either the 10th or 11th century.
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This church dating back to 1780 is a prime example of the Ionian architecture that characterises a myriad of churches throughout the area.
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The temple of Agios Haralambos is one of the city’s most impressive churches. It was first built during the 18th century on top of an older church. It can be characterised as a single space basilica.
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This small charming church sits on the eponymous island adjacent to Parga and Krioneri Beach.
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Just east of the Zalongo Monument lies this former monastery which is now a church.
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One of the most well-known churches throughout the region is the Lekatsa Monastery. It was built during the 17th century on a hilltop within the Lekatsa forest.
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This monastery once lay in ruins but has been renovated and now serves as one of Parga’s emblems. Its most noteworthy features include a 15 meter tall bell tower with its nine bells.
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The tumultuous history of this monastery and the invaluable role it played during both the Turkish and German occupations is one of the reasons why so many visitors are drawn to this church each year.
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Within the village of Stefanis in the district of Louros, you’ll find the temple of Agios Athanasios.
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This temple can be found in the village of Oropo and was built during the 18th century.
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The large three –aisled church of Agios Dimitrios in Krania boasts some of the finest architecture of the region which speaks of its importance during the 19th and 20th centuries. It was built in 1869 by Christodoulos and Sotiris of the town of Konitsa in Ioannina.
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This impressive church was built in 1912 after being commissioned by Vasilis Georgakis of Ioannina. The large bell tower built in the Ionian style is its most well-known characteristic.
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Built by the emperor of the time Micheal Angelo, (not to be confused with the famous painter) this Byzantine Monastery has been kept in remarkable condition for over 300 years. It can be found just outside the village of Kypseli along the northern border of the prefecture.
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The Church of St. Athanasios is located at the central beach of Krioneri in Parga. It stands across from the small chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary on the small island across the beach.
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Agios Nikolaos is the patron saint of Parga and this impressive church found in the centre of the town is the largest in Parga.
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At the bottom of the cliff and just above the Beach of Agios Sostis lies this small church bearing the same name.
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This small church dedicated to St. Spyridon is located in a small harbor along Valtos beach just outside Parga.
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Extraordinary examples of wall paintings and gold can be found in the Church of the birth of the Virgin Mary. According to experts, the church was built during the 18th century and the art found within it is impressive.
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The Church of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is located in the village of Polistafilo within the district of Thesprotikos.
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This church of the Twelve Apostles or Dodeka Apostoli is found next to the Ecclesiastic Museum in the center of Parga. It is the most well-known church in Parga and sees a frequent flow of faithful followers and curious visitors.
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In the village of Nea Kerasounta, visitors can find the Church of Elias. It was built in 1720 and its interior consists of three aisles and a domed roof. Due to damages to the original church, it was renovated in 1852 by the abbot Dionisis I.
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Located near the village of Ano Kotsanopoulo is the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin. An older temple once stood in the same location and in 1850, the Monk Kyprianos began building the church that visitors can see today, which features three aisles and a domed roof.
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This church stands in the village of Vrisoulas in the Louros district.
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This Byzantine monastery was built in the 17th century and is located in the village of Kozilis, just under the hill of Zalongou. It was here that the Bishop of Kozilis was founded following the desertion of the settlement of Nikopolis just before the year 1020.
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This monastery was founded during the late 18th century by the abbot Dionysios close to the ancient site of Kassopi. Today the Zalongo Monument also stands near it.
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This beautiful old church is located in the foothills of the village Pappadates in the region of Thesprotikos.
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The impressive paintings of saints within this long-standing church are what draw visitors to this church located in the area of Kastri.
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The Church of the Prophet of Elijah is found on the top of the hill of Trikastro where the remains of an ancient acropolis lie.
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Inside the women’s Monastery of Agia Paraskevi lies the tomb of the saint along with the rock on which she was martyred. The two cracks in the rock are said to have been left by her hands. The monastery lies in the village of Bouda near Kanalaki.
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The Women’s Monastery of Agios Dimitrios is located under Mt. Zalongo just like the men’s monastery bearing the same name.
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