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St. John The Russian

Prokopi Village, Prokopi 340 04, Greece
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A visit in December

Scenic drive to the destination. In December there are no visitors and you can stay in peace... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2017
isabela2005
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Journey to St. John The Russian

We enjoy the journey better than the destination , but we still believe the town is worth to... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2016
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  • Average9%
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Prokopi Village, Prokopi 340 04, Greece
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Reviewed January 7, 2017

Scenic drive to the destination. In December there are no visitors and you can stay in peace inside the church, to admire the pictures and to listen the noises of sleep city, without tourists. No photos are allowed inside. No fee is required. Near the...More

Thank isabela2005
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

We enjoy the journey better than the destination , but we still believe the town is worth to visit. We came in winner, weather is very cold, so we almost did not spend time to walk around the village. Driving there is wonderful and exciting.

Thank shuli w
Reviewed November 24, 2016

Quite a distance, but scenic drive to a small village, where main attraction is the veneration of St John the Russian, a miracle worker and highly venerated. This is a peaceful place for prayer and contemplation - no other attractions. The taverna a couple of...More

Thank napierstreet
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Very touching to see so many people form across the world visiting this famous miracle working saint.

Thank zoec843
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Evia island. The largest island of the Greeks, whom you have very easy access by car on the new bridge at Chalkida . Prokopi is a Small town, in the north, center of Evia. Monastery of St. Ioan Rusu is an Orthodox monastery. It is...More

Thank baciucarmaciu
Reviewed February 10, 2016

It's one of the places that the way there is better than the destination. There is not much to see part from the Church with it's history, especially during the celebration of St. John the Russian. But the road there is amazing through forests and...More

Thank George-Alexande... M
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Prokopi village has been built in order to serve the people that visit the church. Saint can be seen since it is accessible.

Thank Haris_L
Reviewed July 27, 2015

Personalty I am not a fun of the monastery church but the drive there is very interesting driving through beautiful landscapes and forests.

Thank Tass0P
Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

The church of St John the Russian is famous to Orthodox Christians and a place of pilgrimage As a lapsed Protestant the church is interesting to see though the worship of icons and relics is not part of my core belief Nonetheless the church feels...More

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed April 28, 2015

Every body will be impressed visiting the church of St. John Thw Russian. A holy place a special saint.

1  Thank eirini p
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anastasia28
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Response from frankpats | Reviewed this property |
St. John the Russian is a church at a small village Prokopi. There are nice hotels in Agia Anna and Rovies that are nice villages at the seaside and of course in Chalkis. I don't know what your interests are, to give you... More
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