Places of worship LEFKADA (Town) IONIAN ISLANDS - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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Places of worship (12)

Religious pilgrimage sites

Monastery of Faneromeni

The Faneromeni Monastery is situated on a hill outside the town. It is an important religious centre on Lefkas. The church's exquisitely crafted marble icon screen is the work of the sculptor Porsalenti. The view from the monastery is superb.

Churches

Theotokos tis Evangelistrias church

Metropolis church

St. Spyridon

With its elaborate wooden icon screen and fine frescoes, Saint Spyridon is one of the island's most interesting churches. It was built in the 17th century.

St. Minas church

A church built around 1700. It is decorated with a wood-carved baroque icon screen and superb frescoes, the work of some representative icon-painters of the Ionian islands.

St. Nikolaos

An 18th century church with religious paintings of considerable interest.

Presentation of the Virgin Mary church

Built in the 18th century. Worth visiting for its stone campanile, its icon screen and frescoes by Spiros Gazis.

St. Paraskevi church

St. Marina church

St. Mavra church

Panagia ton Xenon church

Christ Pantocrator church

A church built in the 18th century, property of the Valaoritis family. In the church there are tombs of distinguished citizens of Lefkas. Behind the church in the garden is the grave of the poet Aristoteles Valaoritis.

St. Dimitrios

The main points of interest in this very old church (built in 1688) are the frescoes by the Lefkas icon painter Spiros Gazis, the marble icon screen and the episcopal throne.

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