Portfolio Category: Religious Tourism

The footsteps of St Paul in Halkidiki

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On the eastern side of Nea Fokea, the known “Agiasma” (Holly water) of Apostle Paul is one of the most appealing and interesting landmarks.

 

Just across the road from the small fishing harbor of Nea Fokea, there is an arch, leading to the cave’s entrance. The rock work and heavy...

Old churches in Halkidiki

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  • The church of Taxiarches. It is located one km southeast of the settlement of Potidea, built in 1872 with materials taken from the site of ancient Potidaea.
  • The church of Agios Demetrios, built in 1858, locates in the square of the village Athitos and its architecture is unique by having the basilica...

Monasteries outside of Mount Athos

[vc_row][vc_column width="2/12"][/vc_column][vc_column width="8/12"][vc_column_text]Halkidiki was introduced to Christianity in 50AD when the Apostle Paul passed through Apollonia on his way from Philippi to Thessaloniki. Christianity became the legal religion of the Roman State since the era of Constantine I (beginning of the 4th century AD) and during the reign of Theodosius I, it was proclaimed as...

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