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Agia Paraskevi Church in Ziros

Agia Paraskevi Church in Ziros
Agia Paraskevi Church in Ziros
This history of this community's has been written in a small pamphlet, available from the mayor's office off the main square. The area was occupied by Turks and a plot killed a number of local men in the church of Agia Paraskevi. The bones of these men are on display in the same church. Also in Agia Paraskevi is a fresco on the arch above the door dated 1565.

Photos of Agia Paraskevi Church in Ziros:


The fresco over the door of  Agia Paraskevi, Ziros
The fresco over the door of Agia Paraskevi, Ziros
The Byzantine church of Agia Paraskevi in Ziros
The Byzantine church of Agia Paraskevi in Ziros
Small window of the church from which a man escaped, Ziros
Small window of the church from which a man escaped, Ziros
Bones of the murdered men displayed in the church, Ziros
Bones of the murdered men displayed in the church, Ziros
Agia Paraskevi Church in Ziros
Agia Paraskevi Church in Ziros
 
Visit the area of the sight: Ziros