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Oct 24, 2018
“greece 2018”
Aug 6, 2018
“A folly built by a guy in 1972 with too much money and time on his hands”
Mantineia 220 05, Greece
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Worth a visit to see how very strange the architecture is. You have to see it to understand why. Would definitely recommend a visit here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank zakaki
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This arresting building catches the eye as you drive along the road to Mantineia. It is an amalgam of various styles from the Byzantine to the Aztec. Certainly worth a look if you have the time and enjoy architecture taken to one end of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

What can I say about this marvellous architectural construction.. ouniqe in this world like Gaudi in Spain or like Dom in kologne, you can see the soul of the architect in every stone,marble, terracotta!Go inside late afternoon please and feel....!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AlexisPi
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Very eye catching church whilst driving past and seeing an ancient relic sign board. Still don't know what is ancient about it, but I've read it could have been a temple. Nethertheless, the church has a unique ambience and features worth a quick visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MFD_1980
Reviewed May 23, 2017

I really loved this chyrch. Seem like an old temple but it was constructed in 1970. The combination of byzantine elements and rythms from ancient Greece is extraordinary. In the interior of the temple you can admire the mosaics of Perseus, Papadiamantis and others. This...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here yesterday and the church was open and the garden been attended to. Very impressive and a nice way to spend a few minutes walking around. Inside the church, renovations had been completed and couldn't help but take photos.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Peter K
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

I am not a great fan of Greek churches but this on is unique! It looks on the outside like something from Alice in Wonderland as the church is made up from the nearby ancient ruins. However the temple parts can be clearly seen It...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Timothy B
Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

This little church is known for it's special architecture and it's a great place of interest someone can visit and it'situated just 10 minutes from tripoli with a car. During summer months it is often busy with baptisms and weddings. Nice place to take pictures...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank panoss600
Reviewed November 19, 2016

I had hoped to get entry to the building, unfortunately nobody was around and it was locked. I did enjoy the exterior, as it's quite different. Disappointing that way, but not uncommon on our travels, either.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Cornflake81
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely find this was, we stopped and had a good look round. The church is a miss match of everything but well worth a trip/ detour

Date of experience: October 2016
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