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Listed 6 sub titles with search on: Places of worship for destination: "ZAKYNTHOS Town IONIAN ISLANDS".


Places of worship (6)

Cathedrals

The church of Saint Dionysios

The church of St Dionysios, patron saint of the island, and the carved silver larnax of the saint by D.Bafas.


Churches

The church of Saint Nikolaos

The church of St Nikolaos 'on the Mole' in Solomos square.


The church of Faneromeni

The church of Faneromeni. It was completely destroyed from the 1953's earthquakes and the fire that followed but it was rebuilt and today it looks just as it used to. Detail from wall painting of the old church, now housed in the Byzantine Musuem of Zakynthos (by N. Doxaras, 18th century)


The church of Our Lady of the Angels

The church of our Lady of the Angels, built in 1687, was partially damaged in 1953's earthquakes but it was rebuilt soon aftewards in his original style.


Saint George of the Filiki

In this small church of Agios Georgios, Anthimos Argyropoulos swore in the aspirant members of the Filiki, the revolutionary organisation against the Turks. Apart from the locals the revolutionary leader Theodoros Kolokotronis took his oath here. On the wall the visitor can see the list of names of the members who swore allegiance to the Struggle.


Monasteries

Monastery of Agios Dionysios of Zakynthos

Tel: +30 26950 43805, 44126, 44151, 48422, 44920, Fax: +30 26950 44151

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