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Church of Our Lady of Filerimos

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Address: Filerimos 85101, Greece
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Visit with a holy sense...

As we drove through the pine trrees to climb up Philerimos hill, we couldn't imagine that it wasn't just a sightseeing, but something that would deeply touch us. The Acropolis... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
erijon
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East Aegean
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East Aegean
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199 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

As we drove through the pine trrees to climb up Philerimos hill, we couldn't imagine that it wasn't just a sightseeing, but something that would deeply touch us. The Acropolis which used to be here in Ancient times, gave its place to the basilica with baptistery; ruins of them you can see around the cross. On our way to the... More 

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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Nice view from the top and lots of peacocks but really not much else that was good to look at. Might as well have been any hill

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Thank Edward A
Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were on our way to the airport and had some time to kill so we drove up the mountain to look at the view. We were told by the owner of the hotel we were staying at you could go up inside the cross but sadly the doors have been welded shut. The view is still beautiful and wild... More 

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Thank Meghan R
Ιαλυσσός, Ελλάδα, Ευρώπη
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

It would be a shame to visit Rhodes island and not see this place. Amazing view, everything is like fairytail.

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Dallas
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261 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Nice small church on top of a hill with a view of the island. Peacocks all over the place and quite a few cats.

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Saltaire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic views from the top. Suggest ride up the winding roads, taxi was cheap enough. Beautiful comfortable walk to the cross with brilliant views. Then into the monastery (€6) which was interesting snd again more views across to the beaches. Peacocks were friendly and made for added interest.

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london
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Super view and its very windy by the crucifix. The peacock is nice to watch and beautiful. worth a visit.

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gateshead
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Even if you are not religous this is worth a visit just for the ambiance. Abit of walking involved on uneven ground but breathtaking views make it all worthwhile.

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

A beautiful drive up a 250 meter winding road with pine trees either side got us to Filerimos Monastery. From here a pathway lined with trees leads away from the Monastery and this took us where this small church is. The church is not worth a visit alone, but large cross above the church is of interest and the view... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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693 reviews
168 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Small church, not very interesting but the huge cross and it's view is worth a visit. Severn stations of the cross on the way up to the cross interesting.

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