Κατηγορία: Churches

Saint Vlasios

In a privately owned area, 1 km from the village, this elegant church was erected in memory of Saint Vlasios.

Saint George in Nisiopi

On the island of Nisiopi is the church of Agios Georgios (Saint George). The foundations of the former, larger church can still be seen. The small church that exists today was built by local people in 1953 and a service is performed annually on Saint George‘s Day when pilgrims are transported by boats from Sigri.In […]

Saint Anna, Saint Nicholas, Saint George

In the interior of the Sigrian countryside, on both sides of the river Tapsa, along with the ruins of houses there are three more chapels. On the left is Agia Anna (Saint Anna), built in 1904 by the monk Pagrati of the Holy Monastry of Ypsilou.On the right bank of the river nearby are Agios […]

Prophet Elias

In the location of Faros, about 2 km from the village. The chapel of Profitis Ilias was built in 1995, in a prominent position, with a wonderful view towards Sigri.

Asomatos

About 2.6 km from Sigri, on the slope of the hill of the same name is the church of Taxiarches. It celebrates its name day on the 1st of May. Inside it has a well. The view from Asomatos to Sigri and its coastline and islands is magnificent and also the sunsets are magnificent.

Agia Paraskevi (Holy Friday)

In the old settlement of Paliochori, about 4 km north of Sigri, built on a rock is the church of Agia Paraskevi. It was the place of worship of about 15 families who lived in the surrounding area. Ruins of an older early Christian church have been found here.

Panagia Faneromeni

Located on the beach of the same name, 3 km north of Sigri.It is built in a small cave that starts from the edge of the beach and descends into the rock, creating a stunning, shadowy natural chapel.Here people celebrate Brilliant Friday, Zoodochou Pigi (the first Friday after Easter).

Saint Theophanes of Sigriani

Agios Theofanis of Sigriani was the founder of the Monastery of Ypsilou. He was expelled from the Patriarchate of Constantinople as he argued against the government-led iconoclasm of the time, and took refuge in a cave in Faneromeni.In 1994, at the entrance of the village in a prominent position on a rock, this church was […]

Saint Nicholas

Named after the Patron Saint of sailors it has a special place in village life. Located at the entrance of the village, before the main settlement, the site was chosen following a dream. A Marine of the Greek Liberation Army in 1912 chose the site and the name of the church which was then built […]

Holy Trinity

The Church of the Holy Trinity is the parish church of Sigri.The building has three floors and was built as a mosque by Eresios Demiris on the initiative of Suleiman Pasha around 1760. The lower part of the building held a water tank which supplied the fortress, the port, the hammam, and public fountains. The […]