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Lots of history in the church & kitties, too.

Somewhat off the regular path of tours, there were only three of us to explore this old building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Old Byzantine memorial chapel

with adjacent spring of clear drinking water and an ancient olive tree. Stopped there with our... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Lots of history in the church & kitties, too.”
Aug 21, 2018
“Old Byzantine memorial chapel”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Epar. Od. Profitis Ilias, Eleousa, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Somewhat off the regular path of tours, there were only three of us to explore this old building. Our guide explained lots of what was there. I was surprised to see how many other folks had been there (burned candles).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JimHronek
Reviewed 21 August 2018

with adjacent spring of clear drinking water and an ancient olive tree. Stopped there with our Jeep trip, most recommended!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank miXivan
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Little ancient historic church in the country, to visit, very nice frescos, a real charming chapell, in an arounding of old olive trees and a wonderful nature.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Fountoukli is a pretty church with an interesting story. I don't quite recall the details of the story as we visited many churches on our trip, but I can recall the feeling of stepping into history when entering Fountoukli. This particular church has been designated...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank radx4
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Completely unspoilt by any attempt to update it. The frescos are original. It is easily accessible from a parking area at the roadside.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lin D
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This church has a lot of history as it was accidentally bombed during World War II which took out the top of it. It was built to honor a gentleman's family that had perished. The fresco's inside are of his children. There are also some...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank N B
Reviewed 30 October 2016

...well described by fellow reviewers. I would like to add that the surrounding area "offers" tables, benches for picnic under the plan trees, designated bbq area. So despite the historical, religious interrest for the 15th century church, you may start or end hiking, bicycle in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank AlexandrosP589
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This was the last part of our organised sightseeing day trip and well worth the stop. Well off the beaten track, the Byzantine Church is very small but charming never the less. There is no admission fee to the church but donations are welcome. Inside...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

It was my pleasure to see this old church ( 15th century ) drink from the spring water near there and relax below the big oaks! Many .....thanks.... for the best sweet wine I tasted from the lady who sells local products......

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank harrys-tsag39
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great church and a couple of lovely very old trees in the grounds. It is the sort of place that inspires you to sing a few bars to the embarrassment of your children. A special place and worth stopping along the way up/down from Mount...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Martin S
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