Dyed by the Greek sun, at times close by the wave and at times roosted on a peak or covered up among rocks and thick vegetation, our houses of prayer are of one of a kind delight and commonality of Greek scenes.
Beneath the umbrella of our blue sky, the white-white churches stand peaceful and mix congruously with the exceptional Greek scene. The most remote of them are anticipating a visitor or the day of the holy person’s devour to whom they are committed to wearing their products and surge the world. Everything has their own particular one of a kind history and a considerable lot of them are associated with myths and customs of their place.
We have assembled some of them and we introduce them to you as summer methodologies and one of us can be found almost one of them. Appreciate them amid your cruising voyage and don’t dither to impart them to your companions as well.
1 Agios Stefanos – Syros Island
Agios Stefanos in the settlement of Galissas, southwest of Syros, is a little Catholic house of prayer assembled truly in a give in simply over the ocean. It didn’t require a story and a roof to manufacture it. Just two dividers were assembled right and left. As per custom, the house of prayer of Agios Stefanos fabricated an angler from Galissas, Stefanos, who was in risk from a colossal octopus that dragged him into the ocean. He made a promise to Saint Stephen to spare him and hence manufactured the house of prayer at this remote point.
2. Panagia Tourliani – Milos Island
It is a little church on the slope above Klima. Past the intrigue it introduces inside, it offers the guest the chance to appreciate the island, the cove of Adamas and the dusk.
3. Panagia Kalamiotissa – Anafi
The Monastery of Zoodochos Pigi or Panagia Kalamiotissa is situated on the tight isthmus that isolates the principle volume of the island from the Kalamos landmass. It is worked in the place of the eponymous antiquated sanctuary of Apollo Aeglitis, which was associated with the city with the cobblestone Iera Odos (its parts are as yet saved). The dividers of both the congregation itself and its nook, which is a piece of the present walled in area of the cloister, are protected to a significant stature.
4. Panagia Kastriani – Kea Island
She is the benefactor holy person of the island, the darling Virgin of the tenants, who look for her elegance for help and insurance. Based on the precarious slope of Kastri over the ocean, it works as an additional minister journey church, where numerous weddings and submersions are held. The inexplicable symbol of the Virgin Mary was found there after a shepherd’s vision of the area in 1710. The awesome regular habitat, the immensity of the ocean and the suggestive religious climate make the guest a mental fulfillment and rapture.
5. Panagia Hozoviotissa – Amorgos Island
The religious community of Panagia Hozoviotissa is situated in the southern, soak slanting shore of Amorgos. Settled in fruitless, undermining rocks, it is just unmistakable from the ocean, which expands gigantically underneath the stones, 300 meters high. It’s white, inconspicuous face mixes commendably with the vivid, uneven rocks. Just white geometric volumes and entirely straight forms of the building, which, with the cooperation of the light, make the sentiment a multi-level surface.
6. Panagia Thalassini – Andros Island
It is based on the stone in the ocean, at the passageway of the nation. As per custom, Panagia Thalassini secures the individuals who go to the ocean, alongside Agios Nikolaos. A lively night the symbol of the Virgin Mary originated from the ocean to the shoreline with an abnormal light. The general population of the island took after the light that drove them to a little give in. Astounded, in the buckle, on ocean growth, they saw the picture of the Virgin Mary. They worshiped her and conveyed her to the house of prayer of St. Athanasius. The following day, nonetheless, the photo swung to her buckle! So the Islanders chose to manufacture a sanctuary over the surrender. The work for the development of the sanctuary was done in a quick beat and Ecclesia was practically prepared in a brief span. In any case, the rooftop was missing in light of the fact that there was no wood. The Virgin Mary dealt with it. A ship stacked with timber was transparently debilitated by the ocean outside Andros. The commander, together with the mariners, requested that the Virgin spare them from the up and coming peril. Illuminated the pontoon made the wood in the ocean. So the ship was spared. The timber gradually slid on the shore close to the give in, all together for the skilled workers to cover the revealed Church. Since the wood was out of the blue found, and without a doubt in now is the ideal time, truly goddess, the Church of Our Lady was named “Theoskepasti”.