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The Metamorphosis Church & ruins of the Venetian Castle

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Address: Potami area of Karlovasi, Karlovasi 832 00, Greece

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Amazing history!

This is an ancient church with exposed stone walls and floor marble columns on the inside that were probably taken from an ancient Greek temple. It is small but if walls could... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 26, 2016
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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

This is an ancient church with exposed stone walls and floor marble columns on the inside that were probably taken from an ancient Greek temple. It is small but if walls could talk I am sure they would be a lot of conversation :-) Definitely memorable

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Stumble upon this old chapel while visiting the waterfalls near Potami beach. You could easily miss it if not looking for it.It seems thee is more to it than meet the eye. The foundation is like an old fort or castle.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

An old church which has stood the times and is still standing in a beautiful setting.Visited the place on our way to the waterfall in Potami.The inside as well as the outside is of historical importance as well as the ruins of the castle next to it.I am not sure how long this church has been there as there are... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a tiniest of chapels on the road to Potami waterfalls, just a km from the Potami beach. Forgotten, run-down, but so beautiful. It is definetely worth a visit.

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

A historical small chapel with ancient greek columns. One of the oldest churches you will ever enter. Very spiritual

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Izmir, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

Actually the place was like a chapel more than a church, but whatever we call it, it was awesome with all these ceiling paintings. And it was unexpected to see such a Byzantine period marvel on the path of the waterfalls. It can be reached on foot, very close to the main road, thanks to the big sign it's impossible... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016

I went to the church with my kids by foot while going to Potami Waterfalls. The church is located very close to the main road, accessible for everyone. The interior is very interesting, yo can see ancient columns together with byzantine art pieces. For me that is a hidden masterpiece, full of little treasures and very special atmosphere.

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Sundsvall, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

When walking up stream to the waterfall there is this beautiful ancient churh and some ruins of a castle. I went in to the church which still is in use. quite cool how the church almost are built in to the mountain.

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Karlovasi, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2014

The church is interesting in it's antiquity but on a hot summer's day, or any time, really, the walk through the woods beyond is especially pleasant.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014

Lovely old church, now sadly neglected, well worth a look. Castle ruins also interesting and wonderful views.

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