Friday, October 30, 2015

Church of the Evangelistria, Kefalonia

The single chamber basilica Church of the Evangelistria (of the Annunciation) is located near the Castle of S George, Kefalonia. According to an inscription on the wall, the church was built in 1580. At the time it was the cathedral of the medieval capital of Kastro. The Church of the Evangelistria is connected with the Sissia monastery and from the Sunday of St Thomas (a week after Easter Sunday) to the fifth Sunday after Easter - of the Samaritan Woman – the miraculous icon of the Virgin from the monastery of Sissia is kept in the Church.

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