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The Church of Evanglismos

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The Church Evangelismos (Annunciation) is located next to Mandraki Harbor. Built in 1925, during the Italian occupation, it is a magnificent example of Gothic architecture. The decoration elements are all carved from the local, very characteristic sand stone. The same stone is used in the Mediaeval Town and the most ...


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, ...


Biblical itineraries

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

It's getting easier to retrace Paul's steps as mass-market travel operators like Globus offer new products for the religion niche. Globus's most popular religious itinerary, the nine-night "Footsteps of Apostle Paul," based around the saint's activities as they are recorded in the Book of Acts, chapters 16-21, lets you discover ...