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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Stephen Jackson (8 months ago)
Beautiful interior
Zoe Glarou (12 months ago)
The woman who keeps the church during the open hours is very peeky. Basically she is horrible. She made me feel horrible and I am and orthodox and Greek. Every single time I go with my friends she makes us feel horrible and they finally need to remove her from there. She is sending away people, rather than making them feel welcome
Валентина Смирнова (2 years ago)
Замечательное тихое и спокойное место для жизни и отдыха!
Veronika Pavlanska (2 years ago)
Wonderful place
Lyn Hawkey (4 years ago)
Just a beautiful place
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