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Holy Shrine of Hagia Varvara (Saint Barbara)
Address:
40 El. Venizelou, Hagia Varvara
Phone:
210-562226
Web Site:
Time Info:
07-12.00, 16.00-19.00
Category:
Churches and Monasteries/Churches and Monasteries
Description:
Three-aisled basilica built in 1904. It belonged, by tradition, to the Monastery of Daphni (11th century) as its cemetery. A mural icon of the saint is preserved inside the Holy Sanctuary, the site of the icon of Hagia Varvara was discovered. The Holy Icon of Hagia Varvara and some of her relics are housed in the church. Part of the mural icons is the work of Photis Kontoglou. The Holy Shrine is under the jurisdiction of the Apostolic Diakonia of the Church of Greece.
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