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Agios Georgios Church in Heliana

The Pantocrator fresco in the apse of  Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
The Pantocrator fresco in the apse of Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
In the village of Heliana there is the Byzantine church of Agios Georgios. The church has well-preserved frescoes with inscriptions dating from 1319. One of them depicts Patriarch Nikolaos. The church is usually locked and the key holder absent. But it has a large window from which one can see the inside. The church is in the village cemetery about 500 metres from the village.

Photos of Agios Georgios Church in Heliana:


The frescoed interior of Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
The frescoed interior of Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
A fresco in Agios Georgios Church, Heliana
A fresco in Agios Georgios Church, Heliana
The Pantocrator in Agios Georgios Church, Heliana
The Pantocrator in Agios Georgios Church, Heliana
Agios Georgios Church, Heliana
Agios Georgios Church, Heliana
Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
A fresco in Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
A fresco in Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
The Pantocrator fresco in the apse of  Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
The Pantocrator fresco in the apse of Agios Georgios Church in Heliana
 
Visit the area of the sight: Heliana