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Panagia Glykofilousa

On the rock, Petra 81109, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Petra
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

There is nothing to dislike. It is a must visit. Worth the little climb to the top as the views are spectacular. Inside is also just as beautiful.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
11 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Well worth climbing 114 steps to get lovely views and to see inside the ornate church, typically Greek but still interesting.

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Athens, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The church of Panagia is bult at the top of a rock cliff, you have to come up 114 scales to reach the top, but it's definitely worth it. The view from up there is also spectacular.

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

the climb up the 114 steps, to this beautiful little church can be a little hard for the elderly or those with mobility issues, but the church is beautiful and the views of Petra town from the top are amazing. this church stands out in Petra, you can see it from anywhere in town. for me it was a must... More

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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112 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This church in Petra village is built on the top of a hill and there are 114 steps to climb to reach it, lovely views from top.

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Athens, Greece
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70 reviews 70 reviews
24 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

We really enjoyed our visit to this church . The spot that it is built, on the top of a rocky hill is amazing and even more unbelievable the fact that under the church there is a small spring from which agiasma (holy water) comes out from. However this last place is secret and you won't find it unless you... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

the best place to go to look all the petra very nice when have sunset.the best and Vareltzidaina`s House.

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Schiphol, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

In Panagia Glykofilousa it is very nice you can look the petra, the beach the Varelzidena`s House.You must go.Panaia have 124 stairs.Very nice petra.

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Schiedam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

very nice romantic in evining the best place to petra.You can look the half petra very nice you must go to lesvos to panagia and to rama.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

114 steps but well worth it for the charming orthodox chapel and amazing panoramic views of the area.

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