Church of Panagia and basilica

Although the bottom part of the town is not particularly attractive with boarded-up buildings, the road becomes more scenic as it winds uphill to the modern, multicoloured Church of the Panagia. Next to it is a 14th-century chapel built on the foundations of a 6th-century basilica that might have been built on an even earlier Temple of Aphrodite.

East of Agia Roumeli after a long walk you can reach the beach of Agios Pavlos (there are several beaches with this name). Here is a very special church from the 10th/11th century with frescoes dating from the 13th century.


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