Religious Tourism


There  are many churches and  widely visited monasteries  in Larissa, each of which has its own religious and historical significance.

The main ones are:

• The traditional church of Agia Paraskevi which is built into the rock of Mt.Olympus.

• The Monastery Olympiotissa Elassonas which is the most important monastery of the county and one of the oldest surviving Byzantine monuments in Thessaly.

• The Monastery of Agia Triada Sparmos located in the Southwest area of Olympus near the village Sparmos and we know that the church was renovated in 1633.

• The Monastery of Assumption and St. Demetrius  in  Stomio in which the surviving ancient Greek columns in the middle of the monastery complex , are a sign  that there was  probably an ancient temple of Poseidon.

• The Monastery of St. John the Baptist in Anatoli, Agia
The monastery today is a multinational female monastery with a strong productive  and processing biological action where after a consultation with the Abbess we can tour the monastery , its activities and maybe we can have lunch with them.  All of their products are available in the shop that is located within the monastery areafor sale.

• The Monastery of Virgin Mary ( Panagia ) Metaxohori ,its cells  were used for silkworm rearing.

• The Monastery of St. Panteleimon in Anatoli

• The Monastery Kanalon Karya

• The Ascension Monastery Sykias Elassonas

• The Monastery Palaiokarya (Kranya Elassonas)

• The Monastery of the Assumption Sarantaporo

• The Monastery of Agia Triada Gianotas

• The Monastery of St. Demetrios Tsaritsanis ( Valetsiko )

• The Monastery of Prophet Elias in Tirnavos

• The Monastery of St. Theodore in Rapsani

The main churches are  Agios Nikolaos in Tsaritsani, Agios Georgios in Domenico and the Churches of the Archangels and Panagia in Krania.

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