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“Spectacular example of Greek churches ”
23 Sep 2018
“Stunning iconography.”
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Alexandraki, Kalamata 241 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a pity the outside is currently covered in netting for restoration work but once you walk inside the majesty of the painting is worth a stop to appreciate the detail of the work and joy that has been taken to create such a space

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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Worth visiting. The priest was very helpful in answering questions.You can also visit the women's monastery a few doors away. These nuns are famed for their silk products.

Thank jdamianos
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The interior is fantastic and so well decorated. However, an A/C is recommended, as the humidity in Kalamata is always high and you can't stay there for long.

Thank caeleste
Reviewed 10 July 2018

A beautiful church, but nothing that blew my mind, worth a visit if you are in Kalamata but I wouldn't especially go for the church. It's a good way to spend ten minutes on a general tour of the place.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Awesome religious experience, outstanding church, great choir,great restoration, safe for children, very highly recommended.

Thank ppanos1971
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The exterior is drab and uninspiring, but when you walk inside. wow. A most beautiful decorated interior well worth the walk up. Impressive

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This church is considered the protector of Kalamata. Each year the day which this church celebrates is also a not working day for all people in Kalamata who also celebrate also for their protector. It is a big old church in great condition. It offers...More

Thank Mariza G
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It is a great church and it is the "Protector of Kalamata " . If you visit kalamata you must definately spend some time to visit this monument.

Thank Apokalamata K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I was there over the 15th of August period last year, have never seen such an organised chaos, no one could really pray, I am not sure if any one really does, chatting, kissing hello friends and family , wishing each other all the best,...More

Thank mariosp790
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Imposing metropolis of Kalamata is dedicated to the Virgin patroness of the city, built in the 19th century in Byzantine style (Historical Center)

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