Tag: Παναγία Εκατονταπυλιανή

Paros-Panagia Ekatontapyliani: A storm gave birth to this jewelry

The week of the 15th of August is full of excitement as the so-called Little Easter and is celebrated throughout Greece. One of the most historic early Christian sights is located in Paros and is Panagia Ekatontapyliani. A church in which every year thousands of believers arrive to light a candle and worship the icon of the Virgin Mary. Panagia Ekatontapyliani in Paros is one of the most famous in all of Greece and it is worth arranging a trip to Paros to get there. Paros: 15th of August in ...

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Paros: The magnificent temple and the legend with the 100 doors

In every corner of Greece, you will find churches, monasteries and smaller or larger temples. In islands or mountain villages especially, many churches have been founded in honour of the Virgin Mary. Paros, surely, has one of the most impressive ones. The church with the... 100 doors. Panagia Ekatontapyliani. The legend of the 99 obvious gates and the 1 that is hidden It is one of the oldest but also best preserved Christian temples. In addition to Ekatontapyliani, you'll hear it also called Katapoliani. But how did she get her ...

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