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Church of Saint Spiridon

Old Town, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a small church in the middle of old town of Corfu. There is a body of saint Spiridon. People in Corfu believe that he protects town. It was interesting visit.

Thank CGtravel1
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A 17th-century church filled with striking paintings and vivid icons, as well as silver chandeliers suspended from its high ceiling. The dark wood furnishings and subdued lighting give a reverent feel to this Orthodox sanctuary. In a small room behind the iconostasis, resides the ornate...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A charming and influential must visit place - wonderfully imposing and photogenic church and don't forget St Spiridon is the patron saint of both potters and Corfu for you info buffs

Thank Roland M
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It's a very amazing church, full of things to see Saint Spiridon is the patronus saint of the city so is very respected

Thank Bárbara M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

A very solemn place to visit the local Saint of Corfu. May we have His blessings always. Right at the center of Corfu

Thank krugmanalex
Reviewed 17 December 2016

You don't have to be a believer to have a positive experience in this historic Greek Orthodox Church but to have the complete experience, you do have to be willing to deal with a mummified body. The story of St Spyridon is worth exploring and...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Corfu Town is a must when you're staying on this island. Regardless of your beliefs, this is a beautiful and restful place to visit. It is simple on the outside but inside it's just wonderful. Just go there to take a little peaceful time.

Thank Andreea P
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Regardless of you religious commitment, beliefs or faith you can't help being moved by the whole experence. A very old church in the middle of Corfu Town with the traditional feeling of a Greek Autherdox Church displaying buitiful collection of Icons dating back many years....More

2  Thank Tony R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Regardless of your beliefs, this is a beautiful and restful place to visit out of the hustle and bustle. And it's lovely to light a candle in memory of loved ones.

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here twice. Once to take in the beautiful artwork on the ceiling and second to see the body of the patron saint and say a pray for my mum to him. It is simple on the outside but inside it's just wonderful. But...More

2  Thank Charlotte P
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where is the church actually located in Corfu? is there a bus that can take you there?
28 July 2016|
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Response from Takisjr | Reviewed this property |
You can only walk there actually the church is located to the old town so there are no roads only around the old city. You can take a bus possible- if there is - to Liston and from there is only 3 min walking distance
Why do people come form the other parts of Greece for the Festival for Saint Spiritdon?
24 August 2015|
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hi, I am disabled so cant climb stairs, is it disable friendly? I use a walker, our their guides to tell you about the church?
7 January 2015|
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