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Byzantine & Christian Monuments

Loutraki

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

Perachora

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 

Pisia

St Athanasius

St Paraskeve

St George

SCHINOS  (ancient oenoe)

Kalanisa

The Transfiguration

St Blaise

 

H HOLY CHURCH OF 
SAINT JOHN H BAPTIST 
IN LOUTRAK

In the center of the city of Loutraki is the impressive and peaceful Cathedral dedicated to Saint John the Baptist.An earthquake destroyed the first building, which was founded on February 1st 1886. The present Church was built in the same place in 1933 and founded by His Reverence Metropolite Damaskinos on April 10, 1933.

The style of the church based on a study of Orlando, is a three-aisle basilica with its middle aisle raised in order to obtain plenty and natural sunlight. The yard is beautifully taken care of and artistically planted.

In the N.W. of the church stands the Campanile with a built-in staircase.

The hagiography is exceptional and according to Byzantine style. This can be seen in the masterpiece of The Most Holy Virgin Mother in the middle niche of the sanctuary, dated prior to 1930s.  In the church there are some portable holy icons and delicated wood-carved holy icon-stands of  Saint John the Baptist and Osios Patapios. The commemoration of Saint John The Baptist is devoutly celebrated on August 29 of each year.