Clock Tower

The Clock Tower was built in 1884, the era of Sultan Abdul Hamid B. In the decade of 1950 became architectural interventions and took its current form. Behind the tower rises the minaret of the mosque of Yeni Mosque from the balcony where the muezzin calls the faithful of Islam to prayer. In the courtyard housed the religious authority of Muslims Rhodope, the Mufti of Komotini. At the southwestern side of the assembly tower-mosque is the pedestrian shopping street of Ermou, while the NE side,... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Ecclesiastical Museum Metropolis Maronias and Komotini (Imaret)

The Ecclesiastical Museum Metropolis of Maronia and Komotini houses the collection of ecclesiastical objects (portable icons, sacred objects, priestly vestments, manuscripts and liturgical books) which collected from the temples of the ecclesiastical province of relevant Metropolis as well as donations of refugees who settled in the area of Komotini. The exhibits cover the period from the 16th to the early 20th century are the evidence of post-Byzantine ecclesiastical art of the region. Purpose... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Ecclesiastical Museum Metropolis of Xanthi / Monastery of Panagia Archangeliotisas

The Ecclesiastical Museum of Holy Metropolis of Xanthi and Margin housed in the east wing of the Monastery of Panagia Archangeliotissa. Monastery is northeast of Xanthi. The museum"s collection was set up in the early decade of 60 by metropolitan of that time of Xanthi Anthonio. Exhibits of the museum are the collections of portable icons, silver utensils, manuscripts and printed liturgical books, but also from embroidered functional textiles and woodcrafts. The exhibits date from the end of Byzantine... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agia Pakou

The Catholic Chapel of Agia Pakou, dominates on the top of the Hill of Galissas. It is a very picturesque chapel that seems to be hovering amidst the colours of the sky and sea, the white and the blue while offering magnificent views to the azure Aegean Sea and the sunset. Access to the chapel is difficult through a rough path and a small flight of stairs. However the magnificent panoramic view will surely reward the visitor. Source: www.syrosisland.gr [vc_row][vc_column][ivi_nbcaj layout="5"... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agia Paraskevi

Agia Paraskevi was built in 1600 in Alithini and belongs to the shipowner Athanasio Martino. This is a private church with a dome built in Byzantine style that was reconstructed and expanded in 1873. Located in a perfect location the church offers magnificent views to the island’s harbor as well as the Cyclades. Under the church there is a smaller Temple, the temple of all Saints hosting the bones of victims from the ship that was lost in the fire of 1876. Agia Paraskevi is commemorated on July... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agia Thekla

Agia Thekla is a beautiful catholic church in the region of Megas Gialos standing out for its curved walls, the exterior tower and courtyard. Source: www.syrosisland.gr [vc_row][vc_column][ivi_nbcaj layout="5" viewas="list" cat_id="Syros" animation="fadeInRight" title="Posts about Syros" cmlabel="read more" perpage="6" count="1000" titlenght="40" introlenght="400" categorie_slug="syros"][/vc_column][/vc_row] διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agios Athanasios

The first Church of St. Athanasios was built in 1631 but has since suffered several destructions and after being rebuilt again and again it is now standing impressively in a ravine, surrounded by platans and running spring water on the backside of Ano Syros. It is a beautiful stone church with a stone belfry adorning the idyllic landscape. Source: www.syrosisland.gr [vc_row][vc_column][ivi_nbcaj layout="5" viewas="list" cat_id="Syros" animation="fadeInRight" title="Posts about Syros" cmlabel="read... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agioi Anargyroi

The Church of Agioi Anargyroi is situated in the district of Mana, on the road connecting Ermoupoli with the surrounding areas. It is a cruciform church of Byzantine style with a dome and a large courtyard adorning the area since 1862. Source: www.syrosisland.gr [vc_row][vc_column][ivi_nbcaj layout="5" viewas="list" cat_id="Syros" animation="fadeInRight" title="Posts about Syros" cmlabel="read more" perpage="6" count="1000" titlenght="40" introlenght="400" categorie_slug="syros"][/vc_column][/vc_row] διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agios Antonios

The orthodox church of Agios Antonios is situated by the seaside, in the region of Megas Gialos. It is distinguished for its unique cruciform domed architecture and the simple hagiography in the interior. A feast is organized on January the 17th in honor of the Saint, where guests are offered soup and wine. Source: www.syrosisland.gr [vc_row][vc_column][ivi_nbcaj layout="5" viewas="list" cat_id="Syros" animation="fadeInRight" title="Posts about Syros" cmlabel="read more" perpage="6" count="1000"... διαβάστε περισσότερα

Agios Georgios

Agios Georgios was built in 1839 in the region of Syros, originally as a one-aisled church while after the successive disasters it suffered, the church was reconstructed in the early 20th century as a three-aisled Basilica with the addition of the chapels of Agia Thekla and Agios Andreas. At the entrance of the church’s courtyard lies the imposing marble Bell Tower while the temple’s central arch is adorned with an inscription mentioning the date of completion of the temple, the patron and donors. Within... διαβάστε περισσότερα