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The Metamorphosis Church & ruins of the Venetian Castle

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Beautiful Old Church Along Potami Path

Even if you are not intending to do the walk to the waterfalls, the very short walk from the path... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
On route to the potami waterfalls

Really old and peaceful chapel- worth a look in on your way to the waterfalls. Only a couple of... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Sep 14, 2018
“Beautiful Old Church Along Potami Path”
Jun 16, 2018
“On route to the potami waterfalls”
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Even if you are not intending to do the walk to the waterfalls, the very short walk from the path entrance to this delightful little 10th century chapel is worth it. Very much in its original state, it is a quiet, tranquil place adorned with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Really old and peaceful chapel- worth a look in on your way to the waterfalls. Only a couple of minutes from the start of the path so easy to get to

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

This 10th century chapel is on the way to the Potami waterfalls and right on the path so easy to visit. It is really old and beautiful and spiritual. It seeks to be taller than it is wide. Don't forget to climb the hill behind...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Fiona1110
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Located on the pathway heading down to the Potami Waterfalls trek, this is really an unheralded piece of ancient history. It is a 13th century church built over an earlier pre-Christan era church. It feels ancient when you enter. It is not very far in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Belgo96
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Mistique... since 12 century... buy some souveniers from the lady who can give you some information about the church. Impressive in nature

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank sevayanda
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...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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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.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank tastydelight
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...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Vinceybaby
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kizilkedi
Reviewed July 4, 2016

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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JohnPatsi
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