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Church of Agios Spyridonas

Ioanni Kapodistriou, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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Disappointed to find it closed for refurbishment

Given its history, we were disappointed to find the church closed (having seen the pictures on trip... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
A place of history

If you are interested in history, you should see it. It is only history, nothing special. It is... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
kpapai
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greece
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Ioanni Kapodistriou, Nafplio 211 00, Greece
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Given its history, we were disappointed to find the church closed (having seen the pictures on trip advisor) with no information outside about how long it would be closed. Given that there were building workers at the rear, we guessed it was for refurbishment. We...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you are interested in history, you should see it. It is only history, nothing special. It is located in the centre of the town.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

Here some people killed Kapodistrias, a wonderful leader. A man that would bring Greece forward at that time. It's a shame... You can see the bullet hole on the wall... Historic place.

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The significance of this church lies in the fact that an assassination took place just outside the door of the building, and the evidence is still there! Nafplio served as the capital of the newly independent state of Greece, after the War of Independence, in...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Since Nafplio was the original capital of Greece, you will find that there is a church in Athens with the same name. But this one is much smaller, and so quaint. Easy to get to, and the interior and relics inside are well worth a...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

A very nice old neighborhood church where the first President of newly independent Greece was assassinated.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Church of Agios Spyridon in Nafplio is located in the Old Town and was built in 1702 during the Venetian occupation. The church has a dome and bell tower and its interior is plain and dark and not as decorative as other Orthodox churches...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have a dear friend named Spiro who was born not far from here, so I had to stop in and light a candle to honor him and his family. A bullet hole in the front of the building supposedly has been there since the...More

Thank Pete H
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

every one who will visit Nafplio has to visit this spot to see, to feel, to know, to recognise, to wonder and never forget!

Thank Eleni E
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Except for the beautiful wallpaintings, there is not much more to see. No pictures allowed inside! The building itself is not spectacular

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