The unique byzantine churches of the Paleochora area

In the surrounding area of Paleochora you can find stunning byzantine churches of the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries, which are excellent examples of the ecclesiastical architecture and – above all – of the hagiographical style of their era. Some of these churches’ murals have been painted by the famous painter and hagiographer Ioannis Pagomenos or by students of his school. We can say that these churches are like a true cultural “ark” that preserves the byzantine religious art of the Paleochora area throughout the centuries. Learn more about each of these outstanding churches by following the links below:

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