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Church of Saint Spiridon

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Saint Spyridon Church , the miraculous and Saint of Corfu The history and the tradition of our local Church from 1456 is imminently connected with Saint Spyridon. The arrival of his holy relic from Istanbul, his staying in Corfu, the built of his...more
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Saint Spyridon Str.32, Corfu Town 491 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I walked into this church just as a service was finishing (as it had been closed when I previously tried). The furnishings are rich and ornate from the embossed wall paper to the silver lamps. There are lots of icons and, particularly lovely are the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Such a incredible beautiful church to visit ,the art on the room is beautiful ,you must show respect and be quiet and you can see the saint spiridon of corfu in his coffin .

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

A very beautiful Church on the inside and the outside. You Can buy candles to lit. Worth a visit :-)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MariaTack
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Al I can say is incredible! You have to vist to appreciate the church. Wonderful smell of incense inside. I vist every time I am in Corfu and light a candle here

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mt347
Reviewed January 30, 2019

St Spyridon Church is centrally located behind the Liston and close to the Museum of Asian Art. It's quite small but highly decorated as are most Greek Orthodox Churches but this one is in the Venetian style of Corfus occupiers in 1590 when it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2019

Small and very interesting church. There were a lot of local folks as well as tourists. The Saint's chamber was beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018

This beautiful old church is named after Corfu's patron saint. We came here as part of a Viking Ocean excursion.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

This lovely sixteenth Century Church, dedicated to the Patron Saint of. Corfu, is located in the heart of the Old Town, and is easily recognisable by its red-domed Belltower - the tallest in Corfu. The interior is quite dark but there is a lot of...More

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

No photography, no mobile phones. These signs (with symbols so not understanding Greek can't be used as an excuse) are displayed outside and inside the church, and very clear. Why do people offend the church and its followers by completely ignoring these instructions? The altar...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

It can be very crowded as it is a popular place to visit due to St Spiridon being the Saint of Corfu, but the guided tours pass through and you can then enjoy a relatively peaceful visit. The church is beautiful and filled with wonderful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Isis30Ca
July 27, 2016|
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Response from Panagiotis N | Reviewed this property |
You can only walk there actually the church is located to the old town so there are no roads only around the old city. You can take a bus possible- if there is - to Liston and from there is only 3 min walking distance
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jlakecorey
August 23, 2015|
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Response from Spiros A | Property representative |
Because Saint Spyridon is the miraculous and Saint of Corfu
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joan800
January 6, 2015|
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Response from Spiros A | Property representative |
You can use the behind, second door to visit the church, its more friendly.
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