Places of worship KALYMNOS (Town) DODEKANISSOS - GTP - Greek Travel Pages

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Cathedral of Christ Saviour


Church of Transfiguration of Jesus

Tel: +30 22430 51026

The church of Christ, as it is known, was built in 1861 and since then dominates at the Pothia’s dock. The famous sculptor Giannoulis Halepas has crafted the great aesthetic and historic value reredos, which is also decorated by hagiographies of local artists G. Alachouzou & S. Magli. The Bishop’s Throne is equally impressive.

Monastery of Agios Savvas

Tel: +30 22430 28991

On a hill over the Pothia port in Kalymnos islnd, with a splendid panoramic view of the town, there is the women Monastery of Agii Pantes or as it is widely known of Agios Savvas, which was established in 1952. There, two very important figures of the Greek Orthodoxy lived in ascetics, the monk Ierotheos Kourounis, which is also the founder, and the Agios Savvas the young, of Kalymnos.

At the monastery there are Conference center, Library, Ecclesiastical museum and many objects of Agios Savvas, when he lived there, such as religious paintings.

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