CHURCH OF PANAGIA FANEROMENI

Description

Description

This imposing and magnificent church is situated in the central Michaniona plaza. It has a capacity of 4000 persons and was
consecrated in May 1984. The miraculous icon of the same name as the Church, which was brought here by the refugees
after the Asia Minor catastrophe is held here. According to tradition, during the Iconoclast Period, a woman that was hiding the icon threw it into the sea so that it wouldn’t be destroyed. The icon surfaced at Peramos where it was found by a rd monk. On August 23 , the festival day of Panagia Faneromeni, Michaniona welcomes pilgrims from all over Greece and a major festival is held that lasts for a week.

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  • Address
    Thermaikos Municipality
  • Phone
  • Category
    Travel
  • Location
    Nea Michaniona

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CHURCH OF PANAGIA FANEROMENI
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CHURCH OF PANAGIA FANEROMENI
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  • Email: dimosagora@gmail.com