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Panayia Evanyelistria Cathedral and Museums

Tinos Town, 842 00, Greece
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Drawing thousands of pilgrims during festivals of the Virgin, this place of worship features an icon attributed with healing powers.
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Tinos Town, 842 00, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This cathedral is steeped in religious tradition, history, and devotion. Read up on it before you visit so you can appreciate the significance. It is a highly significant location in the religious world within and outside Greece.

Thank Travelfisch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Either you believe in Jesus Christ or not, you have to visit this place. Amazing history covering the temple. Million if people has spent hours for praying. History of Greece is also happens here.

Thank Nikos T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the ferry from Piraeus a 7:30 and arrived at the island at noon. From there it's not far to the church but as the ferry back leaves at 3:00 pm, I would recommend hiring a taxi if you are visiting just for the day...More

Thank GDane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Church of the Annunciation is an important site for the Greek Orthodox faithful. As a Greek Orthodox from the United States, the experience is unique, combining both the religious experience with the tourist experience. For the non-Orthodox, the Church is still a beautiful example...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very beautiful (with all kind of constructions from marble) group of building and artifacts. Interesting to see people access the church on their knees. Unfortunately the main image of Panayia is hard to be seen due to the jewelry that cover it.

Thank Ioannis K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely church on the hill (the faithful crawl on hands and knees up the carpeted path from the port) with a diamond and jewel-encrusted portrait of Mary inside. Look for the hanging lamps hanging from the ceiling with icons of houses, ships, hands, babies and...More

Thank CleopatraBunny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The church is very Nice and interesting. Make sure you wear long pants or skirts. The Madonna icon is kissed by catholics and the silver ornaments represent healings. Tip: you can ask for sand on the ground level to purify your house. Tip: you can...More

Thank Judith N
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I think it's hard to give a rating to a church that is very important to the locals and belivers. I have seen much more beautiful and impressive churches. But for people who believe in Christianity I am sure that the experience will be different...More

Thank Dikla D
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Very impressive church. a lot of people are there for serious buissnes, line ups with lots of men and women.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Instantly, as you climb the stairs to this cathedral, or watch others climb up on their bellys on the red carpets leading to this holy site, you get a glimpse of the Greek Orthodox religion. Most Americans are unfamiliar with the Greek Orthodox religion, so...More

Thank Gail C
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I visited years ago and do not remember buying tickets. Must I join a formal tour and buy tickets or can I do this on my own?
23 December 2016|
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Response from crazyh | Reviewed this property |
No ticket necessary. Just walk through the main gates and experience a beautiful Church and grounds.