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Whilst travelling from Hersonnissos to Plakias we stopped in Spilli, to visit this church, a lovely... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
Vilseck, Germany
New but interesting

Also used as a school for orthodox priests, opens up on vast views of the surrounding. located in... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2016
Bruno F
Oakland, California
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Jan 15, 2019
“Beautiful building in a stunning location”
Sep 29, 2018
“Church of Spili”
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

This place is a must visit if you are travelling through Spili. It oozes well being and leaves you feeling refreshed and calmer. If you're lucky enough to witness one of the numerous events that happen here through the year, then all the better.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

On our way to Spili (the Lion Fountain) we parked our car next to the church. Quite impressive new complex.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Very cool church to go see and walk around. The structures were really interesting and you can even ring a couple bells!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Only saw from outside as it was closed . Magnificent from the roadside backing onto mountains . Looked through the glass doors and very ornate as you would expect

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Whilst travelling from Hersonnissos to Plakias we stopped in Spilli, to visit this church, a lovely quiet peaceful place, with outstanding views of the area, Everyone is polite and friendly that we met, and within a few minutes walk from the Church, you come across...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank akaisaka67
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Just a church in a small tourist driven village. Friendly people. Plenty of tourist shops selling tablecloths, Mats etc and of course heaps of tavernas

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank leanneandtony
Reviewed October 13, 2016

Also used as a school for orthodox priests, opens up on vast views of the surrounding. located in front of the college

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Bruno F
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is just an amazing church. if you visit Spili visit this place its lovely, really lovely. its so pretty.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed March 6, 2016

On the road from Rethymnon to the southcoast (Phaistos, Matala, ect.) you will pass the little mountain-village: Spili. Take a rest here. It is an idyllic little village. The Church is quite new and very fine. When you are in Spili: Don't forget the Lion...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed June 27, 2013

When we visited Spili we noted in out Lonely Planet that this monastery was open to the public to wander round. The arcitecture is beautiful and the views are stunning. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank 558JohnP
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May 8, 2016|
Response from Frank_watergeus |
it is next to the main Street. there are more churches in Spili (of course) but this is a monastery and hence big and easy to recognise. it is about 500m away from the center.
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