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Church of Ayios Georgios

2 blocks west of Syngrou on Plapouta, Nafplio, Greece
27520-28028
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Nice Little Gem

This definitely a place to take a look at while in town. Beautiful paintings in this Orthodox... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Plsport
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Crossville, Tennessee
Quiet and lovely

I'm glad I ducked in here for a brief reflection. Really beautiful church, converted from a mosque... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Danielle H
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 blocks west of Syngrou on Plapouta, Nafplio, Greece
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27520-28028

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

This definitely a place to take a look at while in town. Beautiful paintings in this Orthodox church. This was a nice place to visit while roaming the streets!

Thank Plsport
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I'm glad I ducked in here for a brief reflection. Really beautiful church, converted from a mosque. It's not obvious that you're allowed in, but you are - just approach the unmarked doors. Remember to be courteous and cover your shoulders.

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Agios Giorgios has a tall belfry that stands out in the middle of the low buildings in the old town. It is open for visitation.

Thank R_TheReader
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Its bell tower & square are truly delicious, inside You can find the typical furniture & Ortodox icons...Visit It!

Thank Davide T
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This church became a mosque during the second Turkish occupation of Nafplio. In 1822, it became Orthodox when the city was liberated. The chandelier in this church is absolutely beautiful. The paintings in the church date back to t he 18th century. If you are...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Take a couple minutes to check out the inside. I have several Greek friends named George, so I had to light a few candles for their benefit. The square where this church is located is serene and typical of small towns. It's nothing special, but...More

Thank Pete H
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is one of my favorite places in Nafplio. It is quiet and clean and it is peaceful - no bars or restaurants on the square to break the mood. It's no big deal, but I'm always happy when I find it!

Thank Ioannisutah
Reviewed 30 June 2016

On a side street next to the Italian deli/gelataria, where I suggest you go after the church! Beautiful inside, very ornate, dark and with a feeling of peace. Play spot the eggs! Quietly of course. No charge and anyone welcome but respectful clothing suggested, eg...More

Thank SunseekerKD
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I had the privilege of attending a Palm Sunday choral concert in this church. The voices added to the beauty of this church. Make sure to check out the dome...it is pretty spectacular.

Thank DrWJW
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This is a 450 years old church if I remember well. It is tremendously beautiful and the temple is made of bronze shining like gold. The moment you enter you are overpowered with respect and grantour. The painted ceiling looks awesome and some of the...More

Thank Panathinaikos-13
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