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Church of Panagia in Lindos

Church of Panagia in Lindos

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Situated on the left of the road heading up to the Acropolis at Lindos, just a couple of minutes of walk from the main square into the labyrinth of Lindos alleys, the church of Panagia (Our Lady)¹ is an enchanting sight and an obligatory stop for all visitors. Surrounded by ...


Filerimos

Filerimos

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Mt. Filerimos (Philerimos, Φιλέρημος), just outside the capital Rhodes (15km), is a hill 267m. high, overlooking the small town of Ialyssos and the bay of Ixia and Trianda. From its top you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Aegean with turquoise waters near the shore and deep blue as ...


Tsambika beach

Tsambika beach

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Tsambika is an 800 meters long beach of fine pure sand, gently shelving on the east coast of the island of Rhodes. Distant at about 26 km from the capital, this pure-sand beach has survived from permanent development as most of the land is owned by the Orthodox Church. In ...


Monastery of Taxiarchis Michail Panormitis

Monastery of Taxiarchis Michail Panormitis

Posted in the Islands | Read the full story

No trip to Symi would be complete without a visit to its wonderful monastery of Taxiarchis Michail Panormitis. The monastery is situated on the sea front of the tiny village of Panormitis, on the southern coast, protected by a narrow inlet that opens out into a wide harbour and small, ...


The Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople in Rhodes

Oct 15th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Rhodes welcomes the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew I, visiting the island for the festivities of the Pauline Year, the 2000th anniversary since the birth of Saint Paul.


Inauguration of the “Year of the apostle Paul” activities

Jun 30th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

In a liturgy in the Vatican basilica rich in symbols, pope Benedict XVI side by side with the ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, inaugurated the Pauline Year, the 2000th anniversary of the birth of Saint Paul, in which the Church of the East has planned pilgrimages to Rome and ...


The Greek big, fat wedding

The Greek big, fat wedding

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Wedding guests gossip quietly among themselves throughout the ceremony, guns are used in place of rice, and it is customary for the bride to step on the groom's foot during the service in order to gain the upper hand in the marriage. Known for its symbolism and deep-rooted Orthodox tradition, ...