St Fanourios Church

Rhodes, Greece

St Fanourios Church was built in the 13th century. It’s cross shaped and the interior is adorned with wonderful frescos. It officiated as a mesgit (small mosque) during the ottoman occupation. There is no known testimony for its name before the ottoman period. The interior was preserved in the 20’s by the Italian Archaeological Service. After the World War II, Greeks took over the church. In 1946 the church was inaugurated and dedicated to Agios Fanourios.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Greece

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Валентина Смирнова (12 months ago)
Замечательное тихое и спокойное место для жизни и отдыха!
Veronika Pavlanska (14 months ago)
Wonderful place
Lyn Hawkey (3 years ago)
Just a beautiful place
Michael Romero (5 years ago)
There are more spectacular churches in Rhodes but this church has such character and you can really get a sense of the history.
Aria di Rodi (6 years ago)
Great frescoes despite damaged. The greatest holy Friday procession to follow in Rhodes.
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