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Byzantine & Christian Monuments


Saint John The Baptist

Our Lady Yatrissa

Agios Fanourios

St. Andrew

Christ's Resurrection

St George

Monastery of St Marina

Nunnery of the Holy Trinity

Our Lady "tou Prathi"

On the Road to Perachora

St Paraskeve

Monastery of John the Baptist

Monastery of St Gerasimos & St Panteleimon

Monastery of the Prophet Elijah

Monastery of St Paul

Nunnery of Hosios Patapios


The Holy Church of the Assumption

St Demetrius

Cruch of the Greate Archangels

St Blaise

Our Lady 'Zoodochos Pigi'

The Prophet Elijah

Crhurch of the Seven Maccabees

Monastery of St Nicholas 'the Younger'

St Nicholas at the Heraion

Our Lady 'Ipapanti'

St George 


St Athanasius

St Paraskeve

St George

SCHINOS  (ancient oenoe)


The Transfiguration

St Blaise


Our Lady
"tou PRATHI"

Our Lady 'tou Prathi' is one of the most important Byzantine monuments in the Loutraki area. It lies 20 km. from Loutraki, at an altitude of 1,150 metres on an idyllic plateau in the Geraneia mountains, surrounded by pine-trees and firs. Once there was a wealthy coenobitic monastery on the same site; its history is recorded from the Byzantine period to 1821. Of that original foundation, traces of some cells and storerooms have survived, along with the catholicon, which dates from the eleventh century. It was dedicated to Our Lady 'Phaneromene', but it is popularly known as Our Lady 'tou Prathi'. The church is most notable for its excellent wall paintings, in the Byzantine style and on Biblical themes. On the right-hand door of the sanctuary is a plaque recording that the wall paintings were executed in 1466.

 Another church, dedicated to the Dormition of Our Lady, was built at a later date a few meters to the north of the old catholicon. This is a notably well-constructed three-aisled basilica with a dome. The enchanting natural setting of the two churches and their wealth of history make a visit to the site unforgettable.